Hawley Pushes PELOSI Act To Ban Lawmakers From Stock Trading

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference at the COP27 convention complex in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, on November 11, 2022. (Photo by JOSEPH EID / AFP) (Photo by JOSEPH EID/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has introduced a bill that would ban members of Congress from trading and owning stocks, using the name of his legislation to take a jab at Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
  • Hawley on Tuesday introduced the “PELOSI Act” — Preventing Elected Leaders from Owning Securities and Investments — renewing a legislative push to curtail stock trading by lawmakers that has failed over the last few years.
  • “Members of Congress and their spouses shouldn’t be using their position to get rich on the stock market,” Hawley tweeted in announcing his bill.

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