Video: Georgia lawmakers trade stocks to cash in on COVID-19 pandemic
“They were buying stocks in remote work technologies, pharmaceutical companies. They were selling stock in cruise lines and restaurant companies. And it really put in stark relief why members of Congress trading individual stocks is such a problem,” Marsco said. “We can see when conflicts of interest arise. And we can see that sometimes our members of Congress appear to be, you know, looking toward their own bottom line with the information that they get as part of their official duties.”
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