Anne Weismann

Anne Weismann

Anne Weismann currently serves as chief counsel for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a non-profit, non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting ethics and accountability in government. CREW uses the law as a tool to force officials to act ethically and lawfully and to bring unethical conduct to the public’s attention. As chief counsel Ms. Weismann has been responsible for many precedent setting cases on behalf of CREW, focusing particularly on transparency in government.

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As the Supreme Court has acknowledged in discussing the Freedom of Information Act, an “informed citizenry” is “vital to the functioning of a democratic society” and “needed to check against corruption and to hold the governors accountable to the governed.” Views
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Kushner’s Use of Personal Email is No Minor Error
The new revelations of widespread use of personal email for official business by Jared Kushner and five other White House advisers are no minor indiscretion. Rather, they represent the latest episode in a critical systems failure in the Trump presidency — one that strikes at the heart of our...
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