Trump on Friday accepted the resignation of Bill Shine, the former president of Fox News, who had spent just nine months as White House communications director. Shine is the fifth person to leave that role under Donald Trump.
Democrats got a huge win as Republican billionaires are no longer going to be able to fund dark money express advocacy ads without having their identity disclosed.
The prominent ethics lawyer leading a lawsuit against President Trump for his violation of the “emoluments” clause of the U.S. Constitution believes he will be able to see the president’s financial records. This would be a major new legal headache for the president. The lawsuit concerns Trump’s ownership of a Washington hotel.
As part of ongoing litigation related to making Trump's visitor logs public, the Department of Homeland Security will be releasing the visitor logs to Trump's private Florida club on September 8.
President Trump is being sued by transparency advocates who are demanding that the visitor logs to both the White House, his private Florida club Mar-a-Lago, and Trump Tower, be made public so that the American people can know who their government is meeting with.
CREW has filed a complaint that urges the IRS to investigate the Koch Brothers for violating numerous tax laws, while trying to anonymously funnel money to Republican candidates.
By all accounts, Sen. Mitch McConnell has violated Senate ethics standards and committed at least one federal crime; possibly two.
CNN managed to track down Christine O'Donnell for a minute to ask her about CREW's heavily documented allegations that she is a crook. When asked if she was a crook, O'Donnell went part Bill Clinton and part Richard Nixon by answering, "I am positive we have been ethical. I personally have not misused campaign funds."