The president violates the Constitution on a daily basis, administration officials defy ethics laws, while the corrupting influence of money in politics persists across party lines and across the country. This cannot stand. CREW has taken more than 400 legal actions since the beginning of this administration to fight for a government that is accountable to the people, rather than one that is operating in secret, corrupted by self interest.
Anyone making more than $250 in express advocacy ads must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year.
CREW filed a lawsuit detailing five meetings between Trump and Putin when no note takers were present, in violation of the Presidential Records Act.
Kellyanne Conway should be removed from federal service and we expect today’s findings to send a message to officials across the Trump Administration.
OSC made every effort to reach out to the White House to stop Conway’s law breaking rather than issue such a scathing letter.
"Preserving our ethical standards and demanding accountability for political corruption are essential to liberty and justice in America."
William Barr adopted Trump's unfounded claims that the FBI spied on him, which could have been passed on to lead investigator Durham
When personal profits are prioritized over ethics, and secret money damages our institutions, CREW fights abuses of power and violations of the law. We must hold our leaders to a higher standard than simply walking the line between legality and criminality. Since our founding in 2003, we have worked to hold leaders of both parties accountable for unethical conduct. By demanding transparency and ethics from our leaders, we can defend our democracy and prevent the current crisis from becoming the new normal.