Watchdog: 7 members of Congress allegedly failed to disclose stock trades
A watchdog filed ethics complaints against seven members of Congress on Wednesday, alleging that they failed to disclose stock trades.
The Campaign Legal Center (CLC) announced on Wednesday that it filed complaints with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) against Reps. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa), Warren Davidson (R-Ohio), Lance Gooden (R-Texas), Bobby Scott (D-Va.), Tom Suozzi (D-N.Y.), Roger Williams (R-Texas) and Del. Michael San Nicolas (D-Guam), accusing them of failing to disclose stock trades in compliance with the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act.
The watchdog is requesting that the OCE conduct an investigation into the members of Congress for allegedly failing to disclose more than $12 million collectively.
The CLC alleged that Suozzi failed to disclose up to $11 million worth of stock transactions, the highest amount among the lawmakers currently under scrutiny…
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