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Washington (CNN)Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.
Less than a week after the transaction, the Georgia Republican congressman introduced the HIP Act, legislation that would have delayed until 2018 a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulation that industry analysts warned would significantly hurt Zimmer Biomet financially once fully implemented.
originally posted by: Tempter
If true this should preclude him from office. This would be a HIGHLY unethical thing to do.
originally posted by: CB328
Republicans are almost all criminals, what did people expect?
originally posted by: BlueJacket
a reply to: Tempter
Its entirely legal.
I notice folks dont respond to what I stated...its legal Drms Replicans and Indys all do it, some more than others. Do I like it? No they really need to bring civics back to schools.
Ill say it once more....ITS LEGAL