50 Richest Members of Congress

50 Richest Members of Congress

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the bank accounts.

According to Roll Call’s annual survey of Member wealth, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) is now the richest Member of Congress, with a fortune worth  at least $294 million, a vast increase over last year that was  apparently the result of large transfers from his in-laws.
The Texas lawmaker topples Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) from the No. 1 position, who reported a minimum net worth of  $193 million on his most recent financial disclosure report and is now  the third richest Member of Congress.
McCaul also leapfrogged Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who remains the second richest Member of Congress, with a reported fortune of more than $220 million.
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