Kevin McCarthy, other GOP leaders discuss plans to campaign on limiting Congress members’ stock trading

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2022
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Kevin Lamarque | Reuters

House Republican leaders have privately discussed ways they can campaign during midterm congressional elections on the issue of limiting lawmakers’ stock trading, an attempt to seize on one of the hot-button issues in Washington.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and other top GOP members of the House discussed the matter with donors last weekend in Miami, according to people briefed on the matter. 

McCarthy and other leaders told donors that they would aim to pass legislation that would limit lawmakers’ ability to trade stocks, the people said. If, as...

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