Watchdog group: Axne failed to disclose over 40 stock trades
The Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit ethics group, filed complaints against seven House lawmakers, including Axne. The report says that Axne purchased and sold more than 40 assets over the last two years without filing periodic transaction reports, thereby violating the STOCK Act. The Campaign Legal Center report said Axne attended mandatory ethics trainings on financial disclosures, making her lapse “unlikely to be merely an oversight.” The Campaign Legal Center referred the matter to the Office of Congressional Ethics and asked them to open an investigation into Axne.
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