CfA and Free Speech for People FEC Complaint Against Russian Government and Trump Campaign
On June 2, 2017, Free Speech For People and Campaign for Accountability filed an additional amendment to our joint FEC complaint filed May 3, 2017. This second amendment to the complaint provides new information which has come to public light in reporting since the May 3 filing.
FEC member urges escalated Trump-Russia inquiry
The agency, already investigating a Trump complaint, is called on to consider reports that Russian agents bought Facebook ads.
Public Interest Groups File Amended FEC Complaint Against Russian Government and Trump Campaign
Free Speech For People and Campaign for Accountability filed an amended complaint with the Federal Election Commission demanding “an immediate investigation” into whether the Russian government illegally spent money to influence the 2016 presidential election, in possible coordination with the Trump campaign.
CfA and FSFP File FEC Complaint Against Russian Government and Trump Campaign
On December 16, 2016, CfA and Free Speech For People called on the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to immediately investigate whether the Russian government, which paid hackers to aid Donald Trump’s campaign, illegally influenced the presidential election. The Federal Election Campaign Act prohibits foreign nationals from spending money to influence American elections.
CfA Files Federal Lawsuit Against the FEC to Abolish Super PACs
A bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress and 2016 congressional candidates filed a federal lawsuit today against the Federal Election Commission seeking to end super PAC spending in US elections.
FEC Complaint Against Heaney for Congress and New York Jobs Council
On February 3, 2016, Campaign for Accountability filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission requesting an investigation into illegal coordination between the campaign of Andrew Heaney, who is running for Congress in New York’s 19th district, and a super PAC he appears to have established, New York Jobs Council.
CfA Files FEC Complaint Against Heaney for Congress and NY Jobs Council
On February 3, 2016, CfA filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) requesting an investigation into illegal coordination between the campaign of Andrew Heaney, who is running for Congress in New York’s 19th district, and a super PAC he appears to have established, New York Jobs Council.
CfA Urges Senators to Investigate Alleged Pay-for-Play in Trump Admin’s Supreme Court Nomination Process
Last week, Campaign for Accountability sent a letter to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs urging it to investigate whether Kellyanne Conway committed a federal crime during the selection of Supreme Court appointees by benefiting from a financial arrangement with conservative legal activist Leonard Leo.
TTP Report: Border Militias Use Facebook to Spread Migrant Conspiracies
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that Facebook is allowing self-styled border militia groups to operate on its platform in violation of company policy and spread baseless conspiracy theories, often inspired by QAnon, about migrants arriving from Mexico.
Campaign for Accountability Condemns House Rules Package Eroding the Office of Congressional Ethics
Today, Congress voted to adopt a rules package that deliberately weakens the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) to the point of near-inoperability. Campaign for Accountability Executive Director Michelle Kuppersmith released a statement condemning the vote.