The House should begin an impeachment inquiry into President Trump for his obstruction, acceptance of emoluments and conspiracy to defraud campaign finance law.
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 450 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.
If President Trump would like to avoid the case going further and curtail the serious harms caused by his conduct, now would be a good time to divest from his businesses.
CREW has now tallied 2,310 conflicts resulting from President Trump’s decision to retain his business interests, from visits to Trump properties to government appointments.
Americans for Job Security will register as a political committee and release their donors — the first major release of dark money sources in the post-Citizens United era.
Patton violated the Hatch Act by using her official Twitter account for partisan political activity and by prominently displaying a Trump campaign hat in her office.
Barr must recuse himself from DOJ investigations into the FBI counterintelligence investigation regarding the Russian government’s election interference.
Greitens resigned shortly before CREW’s 2018 complaint was filed, facing the possibility of two unrelated criminal charges.
Several officials have been reprimanded for violating the Hatch Act, but the problematic political behavior continues with no signs of stopping.
Donald Trump may have committed up to eight criminal offenses while campaigning and during the first year of his presidency.
The number of companies lobbying on drug pricing has more than quadrupled over the past five years.
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.