Tax returns can illuminate conflicts and shed important light on a president or candidate’s charitable giving and whether they are paying their fair share in taxes.
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.
CREW requested Bernhardt’s communications with Halliburton Energy Services and MGM, the clients involved in Interior IG investigations into Ryan Zinke.
These records will shed light on whether the State Department is cutting off access to the press based on religion, especially when supposedly briefing about religious freedom.
CREW identified several anomalous entries in Lynne Patton’s financial disclosure reports, including problems with her income from the Trump Organization.
On President Trump's first full day in office, our legal 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.
There is compelling evidence that Donald Trump may have personally committed up to eight criminal offenses while campaigning and during the first year of his presidency. Potential offenses include violations of laws regulating campaign contributions and their disclosure.
In his second year in office, President Trump continued to use the presidency to enrich himself. Political allies, wealthy donors, special interests and foreign governments adopted a key tactic of patronizing Trump’s businesses to curry favor with the Trump administration.
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