Donna Shalala, on coronavirus oversight board, pays fine for not revealing stock sales
Kedric Payne, former deputy general counsel for the Office of Congressional Ethics, said members of Congress should be restricted from trading individual stocks while they’re in office. “Disclosure is the first step towards government accountability, but to rebuild public trust in government, Congress needs to go further and restrict trading of certain individual stocks,” said Payne, who now works at the Campaign Legal Center, an advocacy group that seeks to limit the influence of money in politics. “Their constituents deserve it.”
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