CNN Politics: First on CNN: Trump's Cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it


"It clearly has the appearance of using your influence as a congressman to your financial benefit," Larry Noble, general counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, a watchdog group, said of Price's transaction. "If he believed in the bill, he should not have purchased the stock"...

Noble, the ethics law expert, said Price's motivations may have been pure, but the timing of the stock purchase raises eyebrows.
"When you join the government, you are held to a higher standard," Noble said. "And you are supposed to work for the public and not for yourself."