House Puts Off Vote to Limit Lawmakers’ Stock Trades, Casting Doubt on Prospects
The majority leader’s announcement that the House would not vote this week on a bill to curb trading by members of Congress punted the issue until after the midterm elections and reflected a rough road ahead.
By Stephanie Lai and Kate Kelly
Stock Trades Reported by Nearly a Fifth of Congress Show Possible Conflicts
A New York Times analysis found that 97 lawmakers or their family members bought or sold financial assets over a three-year span in industries that could be affected by their legislative committee work.
By Kate Kelly, Adam Playford, Alicia Parlapiano and Ege Uz