Campaign for Accountability filed a new petition in the 21st Circuit Court in St. Louis County, Missouri asking the court to unseal the divorce records of Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s unsuccessful first nominee for Secretary of Labor. Press reports indicate the White House is again considering Puzder, who denied allegations that he abused his ex-wife, for a role in the Trump administration after he withdrew his name from consideration for Labor Secretary last year.
Federal Immigration Director Tried to Force a Teen to Carry a Pregnancy From Rape; Advocates Now Want Him Removed
"Advocacy organizations are calling for the removal of Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Director Scott Lloyd after previously-sealed court documents were made public today in which Lloyd seems to assert there should be a rape exception beyond the scope of federal law."
Government Watchdog Calls on Congress to Investigate OMB Director Mick Mulvaney for Violating Federal Law as Temporary CFPB Director
On November 29, 2017, Campaign for Accountability called on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to investigate whether Office of Management and Budget ("OMB") Director Mick Mulvaney violated the Anti-deficiency Act by directing OMB staff to perform work for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
“We’ve been tracking Zinke and what he’s been doing at the Department of Interior,” says Daniel Stevens, executive director of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Campaign for Accountability. “It led us to look into whether he’s violated any rules or laws.”
On November 16, 2017, Campaign for Accountability asked Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz to investigate whether Rupert Murdoch, in conjunction with White House officials, has been attempting to interfere with the Department of Justice’s review of the AT&T/Time Warner merger.
"Does Lloyd have the authority to micromanage these minors’ medical decisions and deprive them of legal representation? He does not, argues the Campaign for Accountability, which has called on the Virginia State Bar to investigate whether Lloyd’s actions violated rules of professional conduct."
"Within hours of the hearing, the government watchdog group Campaign for Accountability, filed a complaint against Lloyd and released a statement calling on the Virginia State Bar to investigate whether Lloyd violated the Virginia State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct."
Government Watchdog Calls on VA State Bar to Investigate HHS Official, Scott Lloyd, for Violating Rules of Professional Conduct
On October 26, 2017, Campaign for Accountability, a government watchdog group focused on public accountability, called on the Virginia State Bar to investigate whether Office of Refugee Resettlement Director Edward Scott Lloyd violated the Virginia State Bar Rules of Professional Conduct. Mr. Lloyd deliberately violated the U.S. Constitution and other federal and state laws to prevent unaccompanied pregnant immigrant minors from obtaining abortions.
"In addition, a government watchdog group, Campaign for Accountability, has asked the inspector general with the Department of Health and Human Services, which oversees the refugee resettlement agency, to investigate whether Mr. Lloyd had broken federal law in his dealings with pregnant unaccompanied minors."