27 US representatives urge Congress to ban members trading shares

U.S. 01/25/22, 02:37

Nearly 30 federal lawmakers want U.S. Congress to prohibit elected representatives from stock market trading. 25 Democrats and two Republicans urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) to bar congressional representatives from buying, owning and selling company shares. The group led by Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) ...

Two thirds of voters want Congress members banned from trading shares

U.S. 01/19/22, 15:22

A study revealed an overwhelming majority of Americans support barring lawmakers from stock market trading. Data for Progress's latest poll found 67% of respondents agree that Congress members should be banned from trading shares. From the sample audience of 1,266 likely voters, 43% strongly supported new legislation prohibiting representatives and senior congressional ...

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