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House may consider changes to STOCK Act next week
Reporter asks Pelosi if her husband has ever bought stocks based on information she has received: “Absolutely not”
A reporter asked Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi if her husband, Paul, had ever bought or sold stocks using information she had received to which she responded, “No, absolutely not.”
Legislation that would ban members of Congress from trading stocks may be considered in the House of Representatives as soon as next week.
That word came from Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York who announced on the House floor on Thursday afternoon that the body "may consider legislation to reform the STOCK Act."
Jefferies is the chair of the Democratic caucus.
A framework entitled "Combatting Financial Conflicts of Interest and Restoring Public Faith and Trust in Government," was released to colleagues in a letter by Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California, the chair of the Committee on House Administration and seen by Insider.
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