Insider trading and Congress: How lawmakers get rich from the stock market
October 22, 2020 at 09:01 AM EDT
Congressional insider trading has long been a hot issue, and lawmakers continue to look for a way to put an end to the practice. In 2012, the STOCK Act was passed following allegations of insider trading before the 2008 financial crisis. However, experts say the law didn't go far enough. Watch the video to find out how prevalent insider trading is in Congress and what's being done, and what's not being done, to stop it.