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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Whitaker Must Recuse
November 14, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

New information has come to light raising additional ethics concerns about Whitaker’s lack of impartiality with respect to DOJ investigations.

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CREW Calls on Whitaker to Recuse
November 8, 2018 Caroline Zhang

Matthew Whitaker must promptly recuse from all investigations of President Trump to ensure the integrity of the DOJ.

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CREW Requests Documents on Matthew Whitaker
November 8, 2018 Eden Tadesse

CREW filed two expedited requests with the DOJ for copies of any ethics waivers or authorizations granted to Matthew Whitaker since September 2017.

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CREW Statement on Jeff Sessions
November 7, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

"Special Counsel Mueller must be allowed to continue the Russia investigation without interference from Acting Attorney General Whitaker."

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CREW Requests Outstanding PFDs from White House
November 6, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

CREW sent a letter to the White House again requesting financial disclosures for staffers including Daniel Scavino and Mira Ricardel, that they have so far failed to release.

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Congress Should Not Get a Pass on Cleaning Its Own House
November 6, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

If Democrats make gains this fall and want to lead on government ethics, they must also meet the high ethical standards they set for the executive branch.

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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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