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 400 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.
Anyone making more than $250 in express advocacy ads must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year.
CREW filed a lawsuit detailing five meetings between Trump and Putin when no note takers were present, in violation of the Presidential Records Act.
The Trump Organization tweeted that Eric Trump and 32 paying customers from North Carolina had just arrived at the Trump golf course in Scotland,
Legal expense funds pose serious ethical risks for executive branch employees, and the Office of Government Ethics should regulate them.
DeSantis said he was briefed by the FBI on the election breach, but could not name the counties that had been breached because he signed an NDA. CREW requested it.
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.