Pelosi says she's open to stock trading ban for Congress

Summary
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's open to considering a ban on stock trading by members of Congress. Pelosi's remarks come just hours after former President Donald Trump chided Pelosi for frequent stock trades made by her husband, investor Paul Pelosi. Pelosi has already asked the House Administration Commitee to review compliance with the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Reuters

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says banning member stock trades possible

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday signaled her willingness to advance legislation that could ban lawmaker stock trades, if her rank-and-file Democrats support such a move. At her weekly news conference, Pelosi was asked about tightening controls on stock transactions. She responded: "If members (of the House) want to do that, I'm OK with that."

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Hill

Pelosi says she's open to stock trading ban for Congress

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday appeared to suggest she is open to a ban on stock trading by members of Congress, a shift from her previous stance that members and their families should be allowed...

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Washington Examiner

Pelosi backs stock trading despite efforts to ban

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that lawmakers should be able to trade stocks while in office, adding that if the law is changed, Supreme Court justices should also be subjected to a ban.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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New York Post

Pelosi open to stricter stock trading rules for members of Congress

Nancy Pelosi maintained that she has “great confidence in the integrity of my members,” but noted she would consider additional restrictions if proposals gained support.

4 months ago·New York, United States
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npr

Pelosi opens the door to stock trading ban

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has said a new law prohibiting members of Congress from picking individual stocks isn't needed, but added if it has the backing of caucus she is ok with it.

4 months ago·Washington, United States
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Business Insider

Nancy Pelosi changes course, says she's open to stock trading ban for lawmakers: 'If members want to do that, I'm okay with that'

Pelosi emphasized that she has trust in her members when it comes to ethics, and called for greater financial disclosure at the Supreme Court as well.

4 months ago·United States
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