Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting ethics and accountability in government and public life by targeting government officials -- regardless of party affiliation -- who sacrifice the common good to special interests. CREW advances its mission using a combination of research, litigation and media outreach.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, June 22, 2018
Crew Files Criminal, Ethics Complaints Against Wilbur Ross
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross should be investigated for possible violations of the STOCK Act or other insider trading laws and false statements to the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), according to criminal and ethics complaints filed today by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in...
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Thursday, March 15, 2018
CREW Gets Mnuchin Travel Documents
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has billed taxpayers for the most expensive flight options available at every turn, appearing to never even consider flying commercial as his predecessors did, according to previously unreleased documents obtained by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in...
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Friday, March 02, 2018
CREW, Eisen & Painter Request Investigation into Trump Financial Disclosure on Cohen Payment
President Trump may have held an undisclosed beneficial interest in a limited liability company used by his personal lawyer to make a surreptitious payment to adult film star Stormy Daniels, according to a request for investigation filed with the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) today by Citizens...
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Friday, December 22, 2017
CREW Statement On Emoluments Ruling
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director Noah Bookbinder released the following statement on the ruling in CREW v. Trump: “The Constitution’s emoluments clauses are core protections against destabilizing foreign and domestic corruption. We never thought we...
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
CREW Statement On Menendez Mistrial
Following the declaration of a mistrial in the Senator Menendez (D-NJ) case, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director Noah Bookbinder, a former federal corruption prosecutor, released the following statement: “It’s now clear that, following the Supreme Court’s...
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Pence NFL Stunt Cost Indianpolis Police Department $14K
Vice President Mike Pence’s infamous publicity stunt at an NFL game last month cost the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department more than $14,000, according to documents obtained by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). Shortly after arriving, Pence ostensibly left the...
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Monday, July 17, 2017
CREW to get Mar-a-Lago Visitor Records
As part of ongoing litigation brought by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), the National Security Archive (NSA) and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will turn over visitor logs for President Trump’s Mar-...
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
Crew Files Ethics Complaint Against Jared Kushner
White House Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President Jared Kushner appears to have failed to make the required disclosure of his ownership interest in an online real estate investment company called Cadre, and likely must divest from Cadre to prevent having a conflict of interest, according to...
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Friday, June 23, 2017
CREW Sues President Trump Over Presidential Records
President Trump and the Executive Office of the President appear to be violating the Presidential Records Act (PRA) and the Constitution’s requirement that the president “take care” that the laws be faithfully executed through the White House’s use of confidential messaging applications and other...
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Monday, June 05, 2017
Trump’s Interior Secretary Attended Oil Industry Meeting at Trump’s DC Hotel
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke had a busy day on March 23, at least according to his official Twitter account. That day, he announced “Doggy Days” at the department, visited with staff at the Bureau of Reclamation, and met astronaut Jeff Williams . But Secretary Zinke’s day was even busier than his...
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