Georgia Sen. David Perdue’s stock trading saw uptick as coronavirus took hold

ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s financial portfolio saw heavy trading during the month of March, a period during which Congress passed three different spending bills to address the spread of COVID-19 and the markets took a turn for the worse.The report lists 112 transactions, including 76 stock purchases costing as much as $1.8 million and 34 sales worth up to $825,000. Compared with the 26-month period before the coronavirus swept across America, the Georgia Republican’s portfolio activity has increased nearly threefold. There were an average of 38 individual transactions in monthly report…

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