Congressional ethics investigators find 'substantial reason to believe' Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski violated federal conflict-of-interest rules
Days after the stock trade revelation, two nonprofit watchdog organizations — the Campaign Legal Center and the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust — asked the independent Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate Malinowski. Well into the spring, Malinowski continued to aggressively trade stocks. His office said a financial adviser made the transactions on his behalf without the congressman's "regular input." But Malinowski again failed to make timely disclosures of up to $540,000 worth of stock trades from April, prompting another ethics complaint.
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