The $1 Million Amazon Conflict: Washington’s Ethics Czars Struggle to Enforce Stock-Trading Laws

Mark Wu held more than $1 million of Inc. stock when President Biden tapped him to help craft a trade policy that would benefit U.S. technology companies and online retailers.

Ethics officials at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said they gave Mr. Wu two options: Get rid of the stock or recuse himself from digital trade issues.