TikTokers Are Trading Stocks By Copying What Members Of Congress Do

Both investors and government watchdogs are interested in these trades because of the possibility that lawmakers could use the private information they obtain through their jobs for money-making investment decisions. "If the situation is that the public has lost so much trust in government that they think the stock trades of members are based on corruption, and that [following that] corruption could benefit [them]. We have a significant problem," said Kedric Payne, senior director of ethics at the Campaign Legal Center.

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