Unethical Stock Trading Across Government Must Stop

According to a bipartisan poll commissioned by Campaign Legal Center and conducted by Democratic research firm ALG Research and Republican research firm GS Strategy Group, 85% of voters support requiring members of Congress to make their financial holdings publicly available and 67% favor banning Congress members from owning stock in specific companies. The same poll showed that 78% of Americans—including 85% of Independents—expressed “extremely serious concerns” with members of Congress profiting off stock trades made based on knowledge gained in classified briefings.

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