Democracy 21 Calls On House Reps Leading Russia Investigation To Stop Rep. Nunes From Violating Commitment To Stay Out Of Investigation

Democracy 21 Calls On House Reps. Leading Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation To Stop Rep. Nunes From Violating His Public Commitment To Stay Out Of the Investigation In a letter sent today to Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the leaders of the House Intelligence Committee investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 …

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Reform Groups Urge House Members to Oppose Campaign Finance Riders in House Financial Services Appropriations Bill

Groups Urge House Members to Oppose Campaign Finance Riders in House Financial Services Appropriations Bill In a letter sent to House members, more than 20 organizations called on the Representatives to oppose four campaign finance riders attached to the House Financial Services Appropriations bill, scheduled to be considered today, September 7, 2017. (See below for …

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Democracy 21 Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting Lower Court Decision Holding Partisan Gerrymandering Unconstitutional

Democracy 21 Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supporting Lower Court Decision Holding Partisan Gerrymandering Unconstitutional Democracy 21 joined with other non-profit organizations today on an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court, urging the Court to uphold a lower court decision that partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin violated the Constitution. (See here for other groups joining …

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Fred Wertheimer & Norman Eisen op-ed for CNN: Firing Mueller would be catastrophic

This Op-Ed was published on CNN on August 10, 2017 under the title “Firing Mueller would be a catastrophic mistake.” CNN Firing Mueller would be a catastrophic mistake August 10, 2017 Fred Wertheimer & Norman Eisen On October 20, 1973, President Richard Nixon executed the infamous “Saturday Night Massacre” in which Watergate special prosecutor Archibald …

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Watchdogs Call On Speaker Ryan & Majority Leader McConnell To Hold August Pro Forma Sessions & Prevent Attorney General Recess Appointment

Watchdog Groups Call On House Speaker Ryan & Majority Leader McConnell To Hold August Pro Forma Sessions & Prevent Attorney General Recess Appointment Watchdog groups today called on House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to follow the approach used in recent years and pass a joint resolution to hold three-day pro …

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Wertheimer Op-Ed In Just Security: President Trump’s Unsurprising Endorsement of Illegal Solicitation – His Campaign Repeatedly Violated Ban On Soliciting Foreign Donations

 Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer in Just Security Op-Ed: President Trump’s Unsurprising Endorsement of Illegal Solicitation–His 2016 Campaign Repeatedly Violated Ban on Soliciting Foreign Donations  In an op-ed published today by Just Security, Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer discusses the Trump campaign’s knowing and repeated violations of the ban on foreign contributions during the 2016 …

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GOP Sens & Reps On Record In Opposition To Trump Firing Special Counsel & In Support Of Mueller

 Past Statements By Numerous Republican Senators & Representatives In Opposition To President Trump Firing Special Counsel Mueller & In Support Of Mueller The following statements were made in the past by numerous Republican Senators and Representatives in opposition to President Donald Trump firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and in support of Mr. Mueller as Special …

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Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort Violated Foreign Solicitation Ban, Watchdogs Allege In Complaints

DOJ & FEC Complaints Against Donald Trump Jr. Supplemented To Include Kushner, Manafort, and Goldstone For Illegally Soliciting & Assisting Solicitation Of Contribution From Foreign National Today Common Cause, the Campaign Legal Center, and Democracy 21 filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) supplementing a complaint …

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CLC, D21 Complaint: Tom Price Violated Law By Using Campaign Funds To Secure HHS Confirmation

CLC, D21 Complaint: Tom Price Violated Law By Using Campaign Funds To Secure HHS Confirmation Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and Democracy 21 filed a complaint today with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging Tom Price violated federal law by illegally using congressional campaign funds to support his confirmation as President Trump’s Health and Human Services …

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