Reports Show Multiple Federal Lawmakers Traded Stocks of Companies Profiting From Pandemic

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An analysis by Business Insider revealed at least 75 Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill invested in companies profiting from the Covid response such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Moderna, 3M, and more. Lawmakers held these investments while authorizing more than $10 billion to help drug companies develop and distribute their vaccines. Lawmakers profiting from these companies raise concerns about ethics and conflicts of interests.