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Here's The Law That Poses The Greatest Threat To Donald Trump, by Michael McAuliff

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'Congress passed a law in 2012 called the Stock Act, which explicitly bars the president, members of Congress and senior executive branch officials from using their insider knowledge to make money. No presidents before have been billionaires with business holdings spread around the world. The law is clear in saying that the president cannot do anything that resembles helping friends, family members or himself to make a profit off of information he gains from doing his job.“It’s the same as it applies to the American people,” said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), the lead author of the Stock Act. “You cannot trade on nonpublic information. That is a criminal violation of the law.” “The president, the vice president, Cabinet secretaries, all of them have to play by the same rules as every other American,” 

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