That word came from Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York who announced on the House floor on Thursday afternoon that the body "may consider legislation to reform the STOCK Act." Jefferies is the chair of the Democratic caucus.
framework entitled "Combatting Financial Conflicts of Interest and
Restoring Public Faith and Trust in Government," was released to
colleagues in a letter by Democratic Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California, the
chair of the Committee on House Administration and seen by Insider.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had previously said that the issue would be taken up in September.According to the framework, the legislation would include spouses and dependent children in any potential ban. Read more and see video here.