Insider trading on Capitol Hill: How U.S. politicians use the stock market as an ATM – Facts Tell

Two articles published this year, one in the Wall Street Journal and the other in the New York Times, exposed a number of federal officials and members of Congress for potential insider trading. A large number of federal officials have traded shares in companies linked to their government work, while hundreds of U.S. lawmakers have potential problems with conflicts of interest or use of inside information, according to the media. In this episode of Facts Tell, let's find out more about allegations of insider trading on Capitol Hill and how politicians can get rich from the stock market.

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