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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Trump Organization Business Partner Signed a Deal with Saudi-backed Fund Weeks Before Journalist Disappeared
October 19, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

The Trump Organization’s Indonesian partner inked an agreement for a Trump-branded development with a firm in which the Saudi government owns a large stake.

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CREW Requests Documents on Replacement of Interior Department IG
October 18, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

It is in the public interest to know if Tufts was appointed in order to influence the outcome investigations into Secretary Zinke, and if she is qualified to oversee them.

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CREW Sues EPA over Missing Pruitt Gift Disclosure
October 18, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

CREW is suing for Pruitt’s full personal financial disclosure report, including the inventory of gifts incorporated by reference in his disclosure report.

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CREW Asks DHS for Documents on Record Management and Family Separations
October 12, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

In this case, problems with record keeping have had catastrophic consequences for families separated at the border.

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CREW Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Sarah Huckabee Sanders
October 12, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Sarah Huckabee Sanders likely violated the Hatch Act by using her official Twitter account to tweet a photo with Kanye West, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.

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Ethanol Lobbyist Gave Trump Agenda $250K in Dark Money
October 12, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Republican lobbyist C. Boyden Gray contributed $250k to pro-Trump political nonprofit America First Policies in April 2018.

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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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