CfA Requests NC State Board of Elections Issue Advisory Opinion on Speaker Tim Moore Campaign Payouts
Today, Campaign for Accountability asked the North Carolina State Board of Elections for an advisory opinion regarding Speaker Tim Moore's use of campaign funds to pay himself rent for purported use of office space that he owns.
Watchdog Requests IRS Investigate True the Vote for Enriching Key Employees and Directors
Today, Campaign for Accountability requested the IRS and the Texas Attorney General’s office investigate whether key employees and directors of Texas-based nonprofit True the Vote, Inc. improperly diverted funds from the conspiratorial vote-monitoring group.
CfA Requests Criminal Investigation into Tennessee Speaker Cameron Sexton’s Per Diem Requests
After it was reported that Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton lives primarily in a home that he purchased in Nashville even though, for years, he has been collecting lodging per diem payments designated for legislators who live 50 miles or more from the state Capitol, Campaign for Accountability is asking Tennessee state officials to investigate.
CfA Urges Senate Investigation of Kellyanne Conway and Leonard Leo Alleged Pay-for-Play
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.
CfA 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.
TTP Report: Eric Schmidt’s Expanding Influence Apparatus
The Tech Transparency Project released a report detailing former Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s previously unreported attempts to install his allies in key roles across the federal government.
TTP Report: Meta Profits from Prohibited Gun and Accessory Ads
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report showing that Meta regularly approves ads for guns and gun accessories on Facebook and Instagram that violate its policies
TTP Report: Facebook and WhatsApp Spreading Visa Scam to Migrants
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that Facebook and WhatsApp are allowing a fake Canadian visa program to target migrant groups on their platforms.
TTP Report: COVID and Monkeypox Misinformation Thrives on Apple Podcasts
Today, the Tech Transparency Project released a report revealing that Apple Podcasts hosts a staggering volume of misinformation about COVID-19—all in direct violation of the company’s own content guidelines.