CREW uses aggressive legal action, in-depth research, and bold communications to reduce the influence of money in politics and help foster a government that is ethical and accountable. We highlight abuses, change behavior, and lay the groundwork for new policies and approaches that encourage public officials to work for the benefit of the people, not powerful interests.
When the courts opened at 9 am this morning, a legal dream team officially filed Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Donald J. Trump to stop the President from violating the Constitution by illegally receiving payments from foreign governments.
Since he has refused to divest from his business holdings and place the assets in a blind trust, President Donald Trump enters office with massive conflicts of interest, including business dealings with foreign governments that led CREW to sue him for violating the foreign emoluments clause of the Constitution.
Florida Democratic PAC Future Generations should be investigated for breaking the law by using a sham company to hide the identity of tens of thousands of dollars in contributions, according to a complaint filed by CREW with the Florida Elections Commission.
CREW's lawyers, researchers, and communicators don't just highlight the negative influence of money in politics; we take action to ensure accountability and change our system for the better.LEARN MORE