Tag Archives: CREW

Watchdog Groups File Criminal Complaint Against Trump Campaign, Bolton Super PAC, Cambridge Analytica

The Hill reports: Two watchdog groups on Thursday filed a criminal complaint alleging that the Trump campaign and a super PAC controlled by President Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton worked with the consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to violate a law preventing foreign nations from participating in U.S. elections. In the complaint, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington ...

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DOJ Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Claiming Trump Profits From Business Deals With Foreign Governments

Politico reports: The Justice Department is urging a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit claiming that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by profiting from business deals with foreign governments. The filing Friday evening in U.S. District Court in Manhattan is the first substantive legal response from the Trump administration to a series of suits challenging Trump’s effort ...

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Trump Sued Over White House Visitor Logs

CNN reports: Watchdog groups are suing to get visitor logs from the White House and President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. An ethics group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, and two open government groups, the National Security Archive and the Knight First Amendment Institute, filed suit against the government Monday in New York federal court. They also want ...

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Ethics Group Offers To Sue Trump On Behalf Of Nordstrom Under California Unfair Competition Law

Raw Story reports: Norm Eisen, co-founder of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, has offered to help Nordstrom and other companies sue President Donald Trump for improperly using his executive position to hurt their businesses. In a tweet on Wednesday, Trump blasted Nordstrom for dropping his daughter Ivanka’s line of products. “My daughter Ivanka has been treated so unfairly ...

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WASHINGTON: Legal Watchdog Group To Sue Trump Over “Illegal Payments” From Foreign Governments

Newsweek reports: A group of American lawyers and researchers said it will file a lawsuit alleging that U.S. President Donald Trump is violating the constitution by illegally accepting payments from foreign governments. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which describes itself as a non-profit legal watchdog group that aims to hold public officials accountable for their actions, said ...

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DOMA Complaint Filed Against Boehner

Clip description: “Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) regarding the $500,000 contracted by the Office of the General Counsel for the defense of the Defense of Marriage Act.”

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Ethics Group Calls On Obama To Boycott National Prayer Breakfast

Calling it a recruitment tool for “the shadowy Fellowship Corporation,” aka The Family, the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility & Ethics in Washington is calling on President Obama not to attend next month’s National Prayer Breakfast. The Fellowship, also known as “The Foundation” and “The Family,” is run by Doug Coe, a spiritual advisor to past government officials who uses ...

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The Most Embarrassing Re-Elected Members Of Congress

From the Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics In Washington comes the “most embarrassing re-elected members of Congress.” Today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released its 2008 Most Embarrassing Re-Elected Members of Congress report. The list incorporates those elected officials who have misused their position through illegal, unethical or just plain outrageous conduct. Members are not ranked, but ...

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