good questions deserve honest answers

ISI Life Sciences, Inc.

1. How did you learn about ISI Life Sciences, Inc.?

2. What was the size of your initial investment?

3. When did you learn that your investment of less than $1,000 had grown to between $100,000 and $250,000?

4. What explanation were you given for this incredible gain?

5. There are a lot of numbers between $100,000 and $250,000 - how has the value of your investment changed between 2013 and 2017?

6. This is a pretty sizable asset relative to your net worth. Have you listed this asset in any refinancing or credit activity? Have you ever used this asset as collateral? Have you ever gained (or increased your) access to cash as a result of holding this asset?

7. Were you ever made aware of the identities of the other investors? And have any of them (or companies they are associated with) ever had any contracts with the federal government or contacted you (in your role as Congressman) or your office?

8. Did you seek any legal advice or advice from the House Ethics office before completing this transaction, to avoid violating House rules on improper gifts? 

"The French Doctoresse"

1. What was the purchase price for this option?

2. Who was the buyer?

3. Is the screenplay significantly different from the 1989 version?

4. Did you hire an agent to negotiate this transaction? 

5. What valuation metrics were used to arrive at the purchase price for this option? 

6. Did you remove that pro-Hitler scene? (Please say yes.)

7. Did you add any new pro-Hitler or pro-Nazi content? (Please say no.)

8. Did you seek any legal advice or advice from the House Ethics office before completing this transaction, to avoid violating House rules on improper gifts?