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Justin Elliot, ProPublica

Justin Elliot is a staff writer for ProPublica.

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Congress Is About to Ban the Government From Offering Free Online Tax Filing. Thank TurboTax.

A bill supported by Democrats and Republicans would make permanent a program that bars the IRS from ever developing its own online tax filing service.

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: 'Watch Your Back , Bitch'

After hearing Rachel Maddow discuss our recent story about Kasowitz, a man emailed the attorney urging him to resign. Kasowitz responded with threats and profanity

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


Trump’s Personal Lawyer Boasted That He Got Preet Bharara Fired

Marc Kasowitz, President Trump’s lawyer in the Russia investigation, has bragged he was behind the firing of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara

Jesse Eisinger, ProPublica ·


Trump is Hiring Lobbyists and Top Ethics Official Says "There's No Transparency"

In one case, an official working on energy regulation recently lobbied for oil and coal companies—but the White House won’t say whether he received an ethics waiver

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government

We have obtained a list of more than 400 Trump administration hires, including dozens of lobbyists and some from far-right media.

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


White House Power Player Jared Kushner Is Keeping Parts of His Real Estate Empire

Given Kushner’s vast portfolio as an adviser to the president, it’s not clear how he’s going to avoid issues that could affect his bank account. The Trump administration has declined to give details.

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


A New State Department Order to Revoke Visas Could Have Far-Reaching Effects

Immigration lawyers are scrambling to understand the meaning of a letter first disclosed late Tuesday.

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·


Red Cross Holds a Press Conference In Haiti. It Doesn’t Go Well.

Haitian reporters demand answers from the Red Cross but don’t get many.

Justin Elliot, ProPublica ·

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