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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CREW On Behalf of Government Accountability Project Sues For Middle East Marshall Plan Documents
February 22, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Reports indicate that Michael Flynn and others tried to transfer highly sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia to please former clients.

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Roger Stone-Linked Group, Under Scrutiny From Mueller, Filed Missing Tax Return, Added Vendor
February 22, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

The filings may have coincided with scrutiny of the group by Mueller’s investigators, and may suggest activity by his team behind the scenes.

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Why Can Former White House Officials Still Use Government Twitter Accounts?
February 21, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Raj Shah still has access to and has used an official government Twitter account since leaving the Trump administration to join a lobbying firm.

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CREW Sues DOJ Over Presidential Emergency Powers Documents
February 15, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Americans deserve to know the true basis for President Trump’s unprecedented decision to enact emergency powers to pay for a border wall.

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Public Utility Bucks Trump, But Watchdog Vacancy Still Cause for Concern
February 15, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

This week, the president urged the TVA, a publicly owned utility company, to save an aging coal plant whose supplier is owned by Trump’s political patron.

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CREW Staff Testified in Early H.R. 1 Hearings
February 14, 2019 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Noah Bookbinder and Walter Shaub testified before Congress about crucial democracy reform issues as part of early hearings on H.R.1.

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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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