A Senior Adviser to the U.S. Ambassador to Israel Has Financial Ties to Entities Advocating Pro-Israel Policy
Recently released disclosure forms from Aryeh Lightstone, top aide to ambassador David Friedman, reveal his connections to groups that have advocated for pro-Israel policy.
Another Longtime Trump Attorney Has Links to Russia and Michael Cohen
Reports show that Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, also represented Columbus Nova, an investment firm with ties to Renova Group and Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg.
How the Secretary of Commerce Forced a Citizenship Question Onto the Census
Wilbur Ross ignored many Census Bureau officials' warnings and will include a question about citizenship status in the census for the first time since 1950.
The Department of Justice Pushes for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census
According to recently obtained emails, the Census Bureau is hurriedly attempting to add a citizenship status question at the behest of the DOJ.
Department of Justice Requests Citizenship Questions Be Added to Census
The DOJ is pushing for questions that experts say may depress participation by immigrants and harm the quality of the census.
Jared Kushner Is Double Dealing Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
According to its donation book, Kushner's company charity has given thousands of dollars to fund groups constructing controversial settlements in the West Bank.
The Long List of Lobbyists Visiting Trump Budget Head Mick Mulvaney
The calendar of the head of the Office of Management and Budget shows that he has met with business interests from a wide variety of industries.
Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails
After hearing Rachel Maddow discuss a recent story about Kasowitz, a man emailed the attorney urging him to resign. Kasowitz responded with threats and profanity.
That Time the Red Cross CEO Tried to Kill a Major Government Investigation
Despite public vows of transparency, CEO Gail McGovern lobbied a congressman to spike an inquiry by the Government Accountability Office.
The Red Cross May Not Know How Millions Donated for Haiti Were Spent
Confidential documents also raise questions about the accuracy of the Red Cross’ count of how many Haitians it helped, concluding the figures on one project were “fairly meaningless.”
How Did the American Red Cross Spend Half a Billion Dollars in Haiti?
The “disappointed” Judiciary Committee chairman, Senator Charles Grassley, wants a detailed breakdown of spending on projects, overhead, and other issues.
The Red Cross' Own Employees Doubt the Charity's Ethics
Survey results obtained by ProPublica also show a crisis of trust in the charity’s senior leadership.
Red Cross Says How It Spent Sandy Money Is 'Trade Secret'
The charity is fighting ProPublica's public records request for information on how it raised and spent money after the superstorm.
The NSA Is Put on Notice Over Encryption Standards
An amendment proposed by the House would remove the requirement that the National Institute of Standards and Technology consult with the NSA on encryption standards.
How Vladimir Putin's Firm Places Op-Eds in American Publications
Commentaries published on CNBC.com and the Huffington Post were written by seemingly independent professionals but placed on behalf of the Russian government by its PR firm, Ketchum.
The NSA Claims It Can't Even Search Its Own Emails
In response to a public records request, the super-snooping spy agency says it doesn’t have the technology.
Does the NSA Tap That? What We Still Don't Know About the Agency's Internet Surveillance
In a secret effort, the National Security Agency appears to be vacuuming up large swathes of the Internet.