OR-Sen: Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) Wants To Bar All Members Of Congress From Owning & Trading Stocks

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley’s (D. OR) re-election campaign: It’s just outrageous. Early this year, before the public really understood the threat of the coronavirus, Members of Congress started receiving red-alert briefings about the potential pandemic. In response, several Senators sold millions of dollars of threatened stocks—all while publicly downplaying the coronavirus…