Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) bought and sold more than $1 million worth of securities during his first five months in the Senate, buying and selling stock in some companies with business before his committees, according to a filing released Friday.
A member of the Armed Services Committee, Tuberville made four separate purchases of Alcoa, a defense contractor, totaling more than $80,000, before liquidating his entire holding in April. He also traded Alcoa options.
In all, the new filing details 132 transactions that took place in an account Tuberville shares with his wife from Jan. 4 to May 24.
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New: Sen. Tommy Tuberville files late stock disclosure, reports more than $1 million In trades—including in some companies with business before his committees.
— Zach Everson (@Z_Everson) July 27, 2021
NEW: Sen, Tommy Tuberville, R-Ala., has violated the federal STOCK Act by disclosing dozens of financial trades weeks or months late. Some trades involve particularly pandemic-sensitive companies. https://t.co/h6PI2iYqnv
— Dave Levinthal (@davelevinthal) July 27, 2021
That’s a LOT of late stock disclosures.
Sure seems like we should just ban members of Congress from trading stocks while in office!https://t.co/44BM4At2fE
— Citizens for Ethics (@CREWcrew) July 27, 2021