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Trump Refuses to Hire Government Watchdogs That Protect Whistleblowers

By Cole Driver on March 4, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, President Trump has, to date, refused to hire six Inspectors General throughout his administration who are tasked with overseeing the complaints of whistleblowers that come forward with allegations of wrongdoing against the federal government.

Accountability | Arizona

New Documents Show AZ Rep. Kern Knowingly Misled About Peace Officer Credentials

By American Ledger Team on February 26, 2020.

According to new documents obtained by American Ledger, Arizona State Rep. Anthony Kern knowingly misled the public about his credentials as a registered peace officer after years of claiming just the opposite.

American Ledger obtained two private investigation agency applications from 2014 and 2016 where Kern declared that he was...

Accountability

ā€œDangerous Incompetenceā€ at White House Leaves Trump Administration Reeling Over Coronavirus Response

By Cole Driver on February 26, 2020.

The White House is scrambling to adequately address the looming threat of the Coronavirus throughout the continental United States, prompting accusations of ā€œdangerous incompetenceā€ and bipartisan backlash to what is being increasingly seen as a blundered response to growing public concern. New reports indicate the White House is now considering appointing a ā€œczarā€ to coordinate the governmentā€™s response to the looming crisis -- in other words, filling the vacancy that Trump himself created when he fired the majority of the pandemic response chain of command -- prompting further questions about what, if anything, Trump has done to date to properly prepare the country in the face of an imminent threat.

Accountability | New Hampshire

Sununu Puts Trumpā€™s Wall Ahead Of New Hampshireā€™s Economy, Workers

By Cole Driver on February 21, 2020.

With New Hampshire jobs and economic vitality on the line, Gov. Chris Sununu is remaining silent amid the Pentagonā€™s recent announcement that it intends to cut $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to fund the presidentā€™s wall at the Southern border.

Accountability | Colorado

Report: Trump to Stick Colorado Springs Taxpayers With Bill for Campaign Rally

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

Trump is set to roll into Colorado Springs for an expensive campaign stump on Feb. 20 and not pay a cent for his visit, according to a report by the Colorado Springs Independent.
In 2016, Trump made three separate appearances to campaign in Colorado Springs - before going on to lose the state in November - and never paid a single bill back to the city for the cost incurred to host his campaign.

Accountability | North Carolina

Alleged Military Champion Dan Forest Puts Trumpā€™s Wall Before 4,000 North Carolina Workers

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

Despite his campaign charge to ā€œMake North Carolina the Nationā€™s No.1 Military-Friendly State,ā€ gubernatorial candidate Dan Forest is remaining silent amid the Pentagonā€™s recent announcement that it intends to slash $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to bankroll the presidentā€™s wall at the Southern border.
The F-35 program - which builds fighter jets used by many branches of the military - plays a key role in supporting the North Carolina economy. As of 2019, the F-35 program employed over 4,000 jobs at Fleet Readiness Center East, the largest industrial employer in Eastern NC.

Accountability | Montana

Gianforteā€™s Silence on Trumpā€™s Border Wall Funding Scheme Could Cost Montana Millions

By Cole Driver on February 19, 2020.

With Montana manufacturing jobs potentially on the chopping block, Congressman Greg Gianforte is remaining silent amid the Pentagonā€™s recent announcement that it intends to cut $223 million from the Marine Corps F-35 program to fund the presidentā€™s wall at the Southern border.

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