• Congressman Collins's Deep Financial Ties to Biotech Firms Posed Other Conflicts

    9 days ago - By NY Times

    Mr. Collins, among the wealthiest members of Congress, has decided not to seek re-election in the wake of insider trading charges stemming from investments he and others had in a biotech firm.
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  • GOP Rep. Chris Collins abandons his bid for reelection amid insider trading allegations

    9 days ago - By Chron

    REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
    New York GOP Rep. Chris Collins announced that he was suspending his bid for re-election on Saturday.
    The move comes on the heels of insider trading allegations against Collins and an FBI arrest earlier this week.
    GOP Rep. Chris Collins announced that he was suspending his bid for re-election on Saturday, following his arrest this week by the FBI on insider trading charges.
    In a statement, the New York congressman said that "after extensive discussions with my family and my friends over the last few days, I have decided that it is in the best interests of the...
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  • Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-election Campaign After Insider Trading Charges

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Congressman Chris Collins this morning announced he would suspend his campaign for re-election. Collins, a Republican representing New York's 27 th District in the House, was indicted on insider trading charges earlier this week.
    In a statement posted to Twitter, Collins said that Democrats "would like nothing more than to elect an 'Impeach Trump' Democrat" in the 27 th District,” and that "it is in the best interests of the constituents of NY-27, the Republican Party, and President Trump's agenda for me to suspend my campaign for re-election to Congress."
    Federal prosecutors have charged...
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