Politico: Reckless stock trading leaves Congress rife with conflicts


“If you’re really not going to be involved, then put it in a blind trust and let a truly independent adviser — not a family relative — make those decisions for you,” said Larry Noble, general counsel at the Campaign Legal Center. “When they say, ‘Well I didn’t know my broker was going to buy it,’ you have to start parsing words. You didn’t know he was going to buy it that day? Or, you’ve never had a conversation with your broker about buying that kind of stock?”

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