White House National Economic Council Director
“I can tell you the restrictions on the executive branch are quite significant,” Deese said Friday on CNBC. “There’s no engagement on individual stock transactions, and in fact, more so, beyond holding broad market indices.”
“And I think that that’s certainly sensible,” he added.
Deese was responding to a question about efforts in Congress to bar lawmakers from trading individual stocks.
His comments put him at odds with ...