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Watchdog Requests Investigation into Dem. Rep. Kurt Schrader for Violating Ethics Rules

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog organization, filed a complaint on Friday with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) requesting an investigation into Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) for allegedly violating House Ethics rules that prohibit members from using official taxpayer-funded resources for political purposes.

Rep. Kurt Schrader D-OR., accompanied by Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., speaks during a news conference, ahead of a House vote on a bill that would prevent Soring in training Tennessee Walking horses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Investigation Into Democrat Rep. Kurt Schrader’s Stock Transactions

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog organization, demanded an investigation into vulnerable Democrat and House Energy and Commerce Committee member Rep. Kurt Schrader’s (D-OR) stock transactions after he allegedly failed to adequately disclose up to tens of thousands of dollars in stocks violating federal law.

Rep. Kurt Schrader D-OR., accompanied by Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn., speaks during a news conference, ahead of a House vote on a bill that would prevent Soring in training Tennessee Walking horses on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

11 Democrats Have Allegedly Violated the STOCK Act of 2012

There have been 11 Democrats currently in the House and Senate who have reportedly allegedly violated the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act of 2012, claiming they “unknowingly,” “accidentally,” or “forgot” to file financial disclosure reports when making trades.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MARCH 14: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) speaks to the media about, 'President Trump's budget crisis', at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport on March 14, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The congresswoman criticized the proposed cuts to the TSA, FEMA, and NOAA as well as the …

Exclusive: Ethics Watchdog Files Complaint Requesting Investigation into Democrat Katherine Clark’s Stock Transactions

The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), a non-partisan ethics watchdog, will file a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) calling for an investigation of Democrat Rep. Katherine Clark (MA), the Assistant Speaker of the House and close confidant of House Speaker Speaker Pelosi (D-CA), for failing to disclose stock transactions.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) (R) listens as House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) speaks during a news conference after a caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. House Democrats gathered to discuss the Democratic …