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Corruption & Secrecy | New York

REPORT: While Downplaying Coronavirus Concerns Publicly, Trump Privately Urged Major Donor to Flee NYC

By American Ledger Team on March 27, 2020.

According to real estate sources as reported by the New York Post, President Donald Trump recently urged one of his major donors, 78-year-old real estate developer Stanley Chera, to  “decamp to Deal, …saying it would be ‘safer’ than New York City,”...

Accountability | New Hampshire

Sununu Keeps Family-Owned Ski Operation Open During Coronavirus Outbreak

By Cole Driver on March 18, 2020.

As New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu ordered restaurants and businesses to close their doors amid the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, his family-owned ski operation has continued to keep its doors open as other ski slopes closed to prevent the spread of the highly infectious disease.


Trump Properties Flouted Coronavirus Quarantine Guidelines

By Cole Driver on March 18, 2020.

Despite warnings by federal and local authorities, a litany of Trump-owned properties flouted Coronavirus guidelines days, even weeks, after the crisis had begun rapidly intensifying across the U.S.

Accountability | Colorado

Gardner’s Office Was A Revolving Door For Corporate, Pharma Lobbyists

By Cole Driver on March 16, 2020.

Over the course of Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner’s public career, a dozen of his staffers beelined from his office into high-paying corporate lobbying roles - including stints lobbying for pharmaceutical giants such as GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca - raising suspicions about Gardner’s continued silence on issues like capping prescription drug prices.

campaign | Corruption & Secrecy | Maine

Collins Continues to Abuse Taxpayer Resources To Promote Reelection Campaign

By Cole Driver on February 28, 2020.

Last week, in yet another potential violation of Senate ethics rules, Sen. Susan Collins sent an official government staffer to a private GOP fundraising event in Washington County, Maine to implore its attendees to support Collin’s reelection campaign. The potential violation comes after numerous other allegations of ethics violations have dogged Senator Collins and her government work for more than one year.

Corruption & Secrecy

Trump Campaign Re-Hires Firm Paid By Accused Money Launderers

By Cole Driver on February 24, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, Trump’s reelection campaign has re-hired Belmont Strategies, a digital consulting firm that was recently revealed to have been working with accused campaign money launders Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman.

Corruption & Secrecy | West Virginia

Self-Enrichment Update: Billionaire Jim Justice Pays Himself $24K For Trump Jr. Fundraiser

By Cole Driver on January 9, 2020.

In October, West Virginia billionaire Jim Justice’s campaign flexed his spending muscle by paying his own resort -- and himself -- $24,000 for hosting a fundraiser to benefit his campaign headlined by Donald Trump Jr.

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