The Art of the Lie – Nonpartisan Watchdog Groups Release New Report Documenting President Trump’s First Year Failure on Government Integrity and Accountability Issues
January 29, 2018
As President Trump prepares to deliver his first State of the Union later this week, Common Cause and Democracy 21 are releasing a new report, “The Art of the Lie,” which pulls together a dizzying series of events and provides an overview of this unprecedented presidency. The report bundles together the crises, conflicts of interest, and new lows of the last year in 20 distinct issue areas to capture Trump’s failed first year record on matters of government integrity and accountability.
Politicizing the FBI
January 23, 2018
President Trump apparently just can’t stop trying to politicize the FBI.
Domestic Terrorist Attack Must Have Full Attention of DOJ & FBI
August 13, 2017
The Justice Department and FBI must investigate yesterday’s riots in Charlottesville for what they are – an act of domestic terrorism. These agencies must throw their full weight behind their investigations of this act of white supremacists terrorism and not treat it as an isolated incident. If they treat yesterday as an isolated incident, more terrorist acts will surely follow.
Sessions, Trump, Ask Court to Back Ohio Voter Purge
August 9, 2017
Tuesday brought a reminder that Attorney General Sessions is well positioned to undermine our democracy and that the Justice Department under his direction is busy at the task.
Common Cause Ohio Condemns DOJ Flip-Flop to Support Ohio Voter Roll Purges
August 9, 2017
Common Cause Ohio’s response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s filing of an amicus brief in Husted v. A Phillip Randolph Institute, supporting Ohio effort to conduct voter roll purges if the have not voted in the last two years.