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.





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CREW Requests OLC Views on Whether Trump Obstructed Justice
April 18, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Because Barr so significantly placed his hand on the scales of justice in making his declination decision, the public deserves to know the full basis for it.

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CREW Statement on Mueller Report
April 18, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

"Mueller's team has done its job; now it's time for Congress to do its job and hold hearings into abuse of power by the President of the United States."

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CREW Files Second Ethics Complaint Against EPA Head Andrew Wheeler
April 16, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Wheeler signed an ethics pledge barring him for two years from working on issue areas on which he lobbied within two years of his appointment.

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Turkish Interest Group Event Kicks Off at Trump Hotel, with Government Sponsors
April 15, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

The Presidency of the Republic of Turkey Investment Office is sponsoring the 37th Annual Conference on U.S.-Turkey Relations, at Trump's DC hotel this week.

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Lynne Patton Violated the Hatch Act Again
April 12, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Lynne Patton appears to have violated the Hatch Act by displaying official Trump campaign merchandise in her government office at HUD.

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CREW Calls for Release of Full Mueller Report, Citing Barr’s Conflicts
April 11, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Barr's conflicts include his involvement with President Trump’s legal team, as well as Barr’s 19-page memo criticizing a possible obstruction charge.

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whoWE ARE

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.

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whyWE DO IT

Since 2003, CREW has worked to create a more representative and ethical government, driven by the common good, rather than money and self-interest.

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ourIMPACT

CREW has driven secret money into the light, held wrongdoers accountable, and changed the law to make our government more open.

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