Following Blaze Originals documentary, senators from both parties reach deal to ban congressional stock trading

Following Blaze Originals documentary, senators from both parties reach deal to ban congressional stock trading


U.S. senators from both parties announced on Wednesday that they had created a bill that would ban congressional stock trading, an issue so important that Blaze Media created a Blaze Originals documentary — entitled “Bought and Paid For: How Politicians Get Filthy Rich” — about it earlier this year to put pressure on federal lawmakers and keep our audience in the know.

While the STOCK Act, passed in 2012, technically requires members of Congress to be more transparent about their stock trades as well as those of their spouse, it has done little to curtail the seemingly rampant shady stock trades from members of both parties that “Bought and Paid For” exposed.

According to a University of Maryland poll, fully 85% of Americans want to ban stock

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