Do Lawmakers Have More Insight Into Stocks Than The Public? TikTok Users Think So. : The NPR Politics Podcast Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements. They say it was an accident.

Plus, TikTok accounts are using public disclosures to tell followers when to buy and sell stock based on what congressmembers do. It's a clear sign of the distrust the public has in their officials.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and investigative correspondent Tim Mak.

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Do Lawmakers Have More Insight Into Stocks Than The Public? TikTok Users Think So.

Do Lawmakers Have More Insight Into Stocks Than The Public? TikTok Users Think So.

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Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements. They say it was an accident.

Plus, TikTok accounts are using public disclosures to tell followers when to buy and sell stock based on what congressmembers do. It's a clear sign of the distrust the public has in their officials.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and investigative correspondent Tim Mak.

Connect:
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org
Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.
Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.
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