Another Republican Senator In Stock Trading Scandal

Forbes reports:

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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