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AJC CONTINUING COVERAGE CONGRESS; ; Loeffler's stock trades help renew calls to revise laws

Mar 28, 2020 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Legislation proposes to bar Congress members from trading stocks.

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler -- accused of dumping stocks after attending private briefings on the coronavirus -- is just the latest member of Congress to face allegations of insider trading, reinvigorating debate about whether new safeguards are needed to boost public trust.

Loeffler and other members of Congress who made transactions in recent weeks have been accused of using information about COVID-19 that...