(FOX NEWS) Reports of multiple senators selling stocks before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the markets have renewed attention on something called the STOCK Act.
The STOCK Act is a law that was passed in 2012 that says members of Congress and other government employees, including congressional staffers and members of the executive branch and judiciary, are not allowed to engage in insider trading based off information they learn through their jobs. If there are any legal consequences for the current controversy, this law would be at the center of it.
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