Republican senator says he’s critical of China, but his massive stock ventures signal otherwise


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Harry Wilmerding, DCNF A Republican senator critical of China and companies doing business there recently bought and sold stock and options of a Chinese e-commerce giant, according to his financial disclosures. Republican Alabama Sen. Tommy Tuberville and his wife made three purchases of Alibaba stock in December 2021, according to financial disclosures filed Wednesday. The purchases were valued at as much as $250,000. Tuberville also sold Alibaba stock worth up to $100,000 in December, according to the disclosures. Tuberville’s trading activity with Alibaba dates back at least to the summer of 2021, according to his disclosures. Meanwhile, the Alabama Republican...