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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7mos

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7mos

Yes, as long as there are restrictions that guarantee there is no insider trading

@9466QG2 from Iowa answered…2hrs

@945QP7R from Michigan answered…1 day

No the only income of elected officials should be the average or median income of their constituents to incentivize them to help the economy in their respective areas.

@945NPNZRepublican from Indiana answered…1 day

@945M35XDemocrat from California answered…1 day

Yes, but only mutual funds and not single stocks to prevent potential conflict of interest.

@9457WGX from New Hampshire answered…2 days

@9455B9BConstitution from New Jersey answered…3 days

@944PMRZ from North Carolina answered…4 days

No, and their spouses and close family members shouldn't be able to either

@944M7P5 from Florida answered…5 days

@9446BLJ from New York answered…6 days

@94339W2 from New Jersey answered…1wk

@942WNWS from New York answered…1wk

@942P29P from Kentucky answered…1wk

No, and an amendment should be passed to make stock trading while holding public office illegal with harsh penalties for any violator.

@93Z95DR from Washington answered…2wks

@93Z7RPZ from New York answered…2wks

Only ETFs, Indexes, and Mutual funds that are available to retail investors.

@93Z36NN from Michigan answered…2wks

@93Z2HK8 from Maryland answered…2wks

No, they should only be able to invest into broad market ETFs, like VTI or SPY.

@maadiman1170Libertarianfrom Texas  answered…2wks

Yes, but all trading should be pre-cleared by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to ensure no questionable transactions are taking place.

@93YKKTJ from Pennsylvania answered…2wks

@93YHCKV from California answered…2wks

@93XQFG6 from Massachusetts answered…3wks

no, they should have to liquidate their stocks before taking office

@93XL57RLibertarian from Oklahoma answered…3wks

No, this is called Insider Trading. The likes of Nancy Pelosi should be in jail for practicing Insider Trading.

@93X7QG4from Maine  answered…3wks

@93VGSG4Socialistfrom Guam  answered…4wks

No, and workers should own business, not investors and self serving politicians.

@93TYV57 from Indiana answered…4wks

@93TVQW5from Maine  answered…4wks

They should only be allowed to invest in indexfunds, etfs, etc. No individuals Stocks.

@93T4G2N from Michigan answered…4wks

No, and their immediate family should not be allowed either. (spouse/parents/grandparents/offspring)

@KodaGwoodLibertarian from Texas answered…1mo

Yes, but majority of their stock portfolio should be required to be in S, G, or C (TSP) fund, as to make sure they have Americas best interest in mind, rather than their own pockets.

@IanCearnaighProgressive from Michigan answered…1mo

Yes but insider trading would be like the senator - moderate republican guy from VA?? He was kind of anti trump. Corrupt still though when COVID pre knowledge induced licit insider trading even with nepotism!

@93RFYKS from California answered…1mo

No, they are there to serve the people and nothing more. If they are found to have been committing insider trading they should be impeached and charged with suitable criminal financial charges.

@93PNQD8from Maine  answered…1mo

@93PCQFD from Colorado answered…1mo

@93P8PTCIndependent from Oklahoma answered…1mo

No, but they should be able to hold whatever stocks they owned before taking office. They also should not be allowed to buy more stocks. Unless they want to create a 401K system that they contribute to and is ran exactly like all other 401K’s that all other citizens are allowed to contribute to.

@93MPM5B from Arizona answered…1mo

Members of Congress, their entire family (including extended family members), wealth advisors and legal representative / trustees should not be allowed until minimum of 12 months out of office.

@93MJFV4 from California answered…1mo

No, but members of Congress should be allowed to keep their previous investments

@93MGBSN from Wisconsin answered…1mo

No, and their investments should be held in a blind trust and they should be audited before running for election

@93M8FSG from Kentucky answered…1mo

@93M58QTIndependent from Wyoming answered…1mo

Yes, but they have to publicly release they’re investments at the time of purchase

@93LRDHZRepublican from Wisconsin answered…1mo

Yes, only if their trades are released to the public 24 hours in advance, with funds held escrow so the trades will complete following announcement.

@93KZ69R from Ohio answered…1mo

All investments made by politicians should be visible to the general public

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