Tommy Tuberville’s stock trades during infrastructure talks raise questions about conflicts of interest


In July, while the Senate was in the final weeks of negotiating the bipartisan infrastructure bill, Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) bought and sold between $170,000 and $475,000 in stock and options of a mining and steel manufacturing company that said it could benefit greatly from the infrastructure plan. First time violations of the STOCK Act result in a $200 fine, although it is unclear if Tuberville was required to pay the fee, Business Insider reported. The revelation became part of an ethics complaint filed with the Senate Ethics Committee by the Campaign Legal Center on July 29.

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