There is no reason members of Congress should hold and trade individual stock when we write major policy and have access to sensitive information.
There are many ways members can invest w/o creating actual or appeared conflict of interest,like thrift savings plans or index funds t.co/VK4Pgx8AgI
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) December 18, 2021
- AOC pushed back on Pelosi after she rejected the idea of banning members of congress from owning stock.
- AOC says it should be banned because members “write major policy and have access to sensitive information.”
- Insider recently found that 52 members of congress and 182 senior staffers have violated the STOCK Act.