Watchdog Calls For FBI Probe Of Pence Chief Of Staff
A citizens watchdog group has filed a complaint with the FBI demanding an investigation into hundreds of thousands of dollars in pharmaceutical and medical company stock held by Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff.
Marc Short is playing a “prominent role” in the federal response to COVID-19 even as he stands to gain from investments in the very companies that may be involved in government contracts, according to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
“There is reason to believe he may have violated” the primary federal conflict-of-interest law by “participating personally and substantially in particular matters affecting companies in which he holds stock,” said a letter from CREW sent to FBI Director …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]