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Josh Hawley introduces Pelosi act to Bar lawmakers from Trading stocks and profiting while in office Donald Trump attempts to save one of his most loyal allies Harry and Megan director Liz Garbus says the palace tried to discredit the Netflix series Netflix really wants to do a Harry and.

Megan reality show after all the spare drama Madison Brooks investigation shuts down bar and penalties to be discussed this is breaking news I'm Aaron Burnett in Washington Josh Hawley introduces Pelosi act to Bar lawmakers from Trading stocks and profiting while in office Senator Josh Hawley introduced the.

Pelosi act on Tuesday following a previous Bill he introduced barring members from Trading stocks a republican in the U.S Senate is looking to prevent lawmakers and their spouses from Trading stocks on which the officials would have privileged information and use the Bill's title to make a not so subtle dig at former house.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday Senator Josh Hawley Republican Missouri introduced the Pelosi act officially the preventing elected leaders from owning Securities and Investments act requiring members and their spouses to divest any Holdings or put them in a blind trust within six months of entering office.

Members of Congress and their spouses shouldn't be using their position to get rich on the stock market today I'm introducing legislation to ban stock trading and ownership by members of Congress I call it the Pelosi act he wrote on Twitter Tuesday the bill comes after Revelations last.

Year that Nancy's husband Paul Pelosi traded between 1 million dollars and five million dollars of stocks for semiconductors just days before Congress allocated 52 million dollars to the industry the stocks were later sold at a loss to remove the appearance of impropriety other lawmakers and their spouses have.

Made similarly advantageous trades including Senator Richard Burr Republican North Carolina Who Sold Investments after receiving classified briefings on the coronavirus pandemic Holly's Bill excludes mutual funds exchange-traded funds and treasury bonds purchases Holly's bill would require any profits.

Made by a lawmaker to be returned to American taxpayers it also specifically amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 which prohibits using non-public information for private profit commonly known as insider trading which is already illegal for Business Leaders and everyday Americans.

This bill was previously amended in 2012 when representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter Democrat New York and Senator Joe Lieberman idct introduced the stop trading on Congressional knowledge act or the stock act to help eliminate Congressional insider trading the legislation which was signed into law prohibits lawmakers and employees.

From utilizing information gained through legislative meetings to profit privately the ACT also says lawmakers are not exempt from insider trading prohibitions under Securities laws it requires Congressional lawmakers to report any stock transactions by themselves or their family members of.

One thousand dollars or more within 45 days the push to prevent lawmakers from privately profiting through their public office has bipartisan support and Holly and others on both sides of the proverbial IL have initiated legislative action to Outlaw such action earlier this year Holly introduced a.

Bill that would ban lawmakers from making stock trades while in office Senators John ossoff Democrat Georgia and Mark Kelly Democrat Arizona introduced similar legislation earlier this month Representatives chip Roy Republican Texas and Abigail spamberger Democrat Virginia reintroduced a bill that would ban.

Lawmakers and their family members from Trading individual stocks or using their public office for political gain Donald Trump attempts to save one of his most loyal allies former president Donald Trump is making a last-ditch effort to save one of his closest Associates from being prosecuted for refusing to comply with a subpoena.

Issued by the house committee investigating the January 6 Capital riot on Monday Trump lawyer Evan Corcoran filed a letter in federal court claiming that the former president did assert executive privilege Over The subpoena issued more than a year ago to form a White House adviser Peter Navarro it comes less than a week before Navarro.

Is to go to trial for contempt of congress addressed to Navarro Corcoran contends that the information sought by The subpoena from the house panel includes discussions that the former official had with Trump about trade and Manufacturing policy and a wide variety of other subjects including topics that are.

Important to the security of this country president Trump considers the conversations and correspondence you had with him like those he had with his other senior aides to be protected against Disclosure by executive privilege Corcoran wrote adding that Navarro had an obligation to assert.

Executive privilege on Trump's behalf last week U.S District Judge Amit Mehta refused to dismiss the criminal charges against Navarro ruling that the former adviser failed to provide sufficient evidence to support the claim that Trump had asserted privilege over the information being sought by the house panel and cleared the way for trial.

Navarro has offered neither a sworn affidavit nor testimony from him or the former president his contention rests only on his council's representations which are not evidence Metta wrote on January 19th without actual proof the court cannot find that there was a formal invocation of privilege by the former president.

However it's unlikely that Trump's last minute Tuesday letter will be enough to sway meta not only does the letter fail to mention Navarro's assertion that Trump had told him to assert executive privilege during a private conversation but a similar letter written in Steve bannon's defense also failed to thwart a trial.

Navarro's trial will be the second such prosecution that Federal investigators have brought the first being against Bannon who was convicted by a jury and is now appealing the case Trump also wrote Such a letter to Bannon back in July also days before the longtime allies trial began but bannon's argument which cited the.

Letter from Trump was dismissed by U.S District Court Judge Carl Nichols who said legal precedent doesn't allow for witnesses to evade Congressional subpoenas through executive privilege Harry and Megan director Liz Garbus says the palace tried to discredit the Netflix series Harry and Megan director Liz garbas is.

Speaking out against Buckingham Palace the oscar-nominated director described creating the hit Netflix dokusaries which tells the story of Prince Harry and Meghan markle's romance and decision to lead their Royal lives as a polarizing experience that gave her insight into the alleged Palace mind games that the Duke and Duchess of.

Sussex went through for instance Buckingham Palace said that we didn't reach out for comment on the dokusaries when we did Garbus expressed in an interview with Vanity Fair they did that to discredit us and by discrediting us they can discredit the content of the show she added we lived through some of those.

Moments that were a little bit like Alice Through the Looking Glass a representative for Buckingham Palace did not immediately respond to people's request for comment regarding garba's claims while at the start of the series which began streaming on December 8 a title card States members of the royal family.

Declined to comment on the content within the series shortly after volume 1 of the six episode dokusaries premiered a pelosource told people that neither members of the family nor Buckingham Palace or Prince William's office at Kensington Palace were approached for comment on the content of the series a Netflix Source later told people that.

Communications offices for King Charles and Prince William were contacted in advance and given the right to reply to claims within the series related video inside Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Netflix series and the palace reaction a royal Source added while speaking with people that Buckingham Palace and.

Kensington Palace did receive an email claiming to be from a third party production company through an unknown organization's email address when they contacted archwell and Netflix to verify the source they received no response the Royal Source also says the substance of the email did not address the entire.

Series following its Premiere Harry and Megan had Netflix's biggest documentary debut week in the history of the streaming service can't get enough of people's Royals coverage sign up for our free Royals newsletter to get the latest updates on Kate.

Middleton Meghan Markle and more Netflix said in a statement that the first three episodes of Harry and Megan logged 81.55 million viewing hours after its debut with more than 28 million households watching at least part of the series

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