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Head of House progressives says stock trading ban should have been ‘a no-brainer’

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The head of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Monday took a shot at the Democrats’ handling of legislation that would have barred lawmakers from trading stocks, accusing party leaders of botching a process that should have been “a no-brainer” before the midterms. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) was among five House Democrats who had sponsored stock trading ban bills and were pressing party leaders to vote on the issue in September — an effort to regain some trust from voters who have lost faith in Congress, particularly with the midterm elections approaching.
Published 4 months ago · Washington, United States

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Head of House progressives says stock trading ban should have been ‘a no-brainer’

The head of the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Monday took a shot at the Democrats’ handling of legislation that would have barred lawmakers from trading stocks, accusing party leaders of botching a process that should have been “a no-brainer” before the midterms.   Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) was among five House Democrats who had sponsored stock…

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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