WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 02: U.S. President Donald Trump (C) leads a meeting of his Cabinet, including acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt (L) and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, in the Cabinet Room at the White House
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 02: U.S. President Donald Trump (C) leads a meeting of his Cabinet, including acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt (L) and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, in the Cabinet Room at the White HouseChip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Embracing the Swamp: Trump Elevates Official Who Violated His Ethics Order

A recently submitted ethics complaint alleges that David Bernhardt, who has been tapped to lead the Interior Department, violated at least two sections of Trump’s “drain the swamp” executive order.

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New Laws Preventing Dark Money Disclosure Are Sweeping the Nation

ALEC-inspired bills making dark money disclosure illegal are passing more states each year.

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Dems Pass on Using Key Power to Kill Trump Rules

Unfilibusterable bills to reverse Trump rules have been left to die.

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Former ALEC State Chair Joe Manchin Continues to Do the Group’s Bidding

Manchin echoes ALEC and other Koch network groups in calling the For the People Act too partisan.