U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday for a failure of leadership after she refused to address legislation that would have imposed tougher stock trading restrictions on members of Congress.
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The legislation is personal to Spanberger who has been working on it since 2020. Her goal was to strengthen the provisions of the STOCK Act, a 2012 law that prohibits Congress members from using insider information to profit from stock trading, according to Fox News . At one point this year, support for a full ban on trading by lawmakers gained momentum […]