By Rachel Schilke in the Washington Examiner. Here is an extract:
Congress hardly witnesses progressives and far-right Republicans coming together on anything, but three polarizing representatives are finding common ground over an unlikely but significant matter: congressional stock investments.
Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) of the Progressive Caucus, Matt Gaetz (R-FL) of the Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), co-chair of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, introduced the Bipartisan Restoring Faith in Government Act on Tuesday. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) has signed onto the bill as well.
The bill, if passed, would prohibit members of Congress, their spouses, and their dependents from trading in stocks and making financial investments.
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