GOPer Who Allegedly Engaged In Insider Trading On WH Lawn Wins Re-Election

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Republican Rep. Chris Collins won re-election on Tuesday, despite facing federal charges related to insider trading.

Despite facing federal charges over alleged insider trading, Rep. Chris Collins won his re-election bid on Tuesday and will continue representing New York’s 27th Congressional District.

Via CNN:

> Collins, the first House member to endorse Trump's 2016 campaign, has been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements stemming from alleged insider trading in stock of an Australian pharmaceutical company.

Prosecutors allege that Collins made the phone call telling his son to sell stock in biotech company Innate during a picnic on the White House lawn — a moment apparently caught on video.


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