Psaki Declines to Say Whether Yellen Will Recuse from Opining on Robinhood Over Speaking Fees

White House press secretary Jen Psaki declined Thursday to say whether Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen would recuse herself from advising the president on issues involving the Robinhood trading platform due to an alleged conflict of interest.

Yellen, who received Senate confirmation to her position on Monday, received a little more than $800,000 from Citadel between 2019-20, according to financial disclosure forms. Citadel funds trading on Robinhood, the fee-free trading platform that blocked users on Thursday from investing in several stocks,
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