Category: Presidential Corruption

Government Watchdogs Call on the New York Attorney General to Dissolve Trump’s Company and Revoke Its Corporate Charter

(NEW YORK, NY) – Free Speech For People (FSFP), a non-partisan legal advocacy organization, delivered today a letter to New York Attorney General Letitia James, calling for an investigation into whether to revoke the corporate charter of the Trump Organization under a New York law that authorizes her to dissolve a corporation for persistently illegal conduct or abuse of its powers.
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Congressman Al Green and Ron Fein in The Hill: Trump’s racist abuses demand impeachment

Rep. Al Green of Texas and Ron Fein have an op-ed in The Hill today entitled “Trump’s racist abuses demand impeachment.” The op-ed argues: The House of Representatives has passed a resolution condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at four members of Congress, telling them to “go back” to other countries. But the House must do more than
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When Is Enough Enough? High Crimes and Misdemeanors.

The article below is cross-posted with permission from the Equal Justice Society. Eva Paterson, is the President and Co-Founder of the Equal Justice Society and a member of Free Speech For People’s Legal Advisory Committee.  When Is Enough Enough??? High Crimes and Misdemeanors. Eva Paterson, Equal Justice Society  Immigrant children “living” in unsanitary deplorable conditions.
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BREAKING: Free Speech For People Sues Federal Election Commission for Failing to Investigate Trump and Trump Campaign’s Role in McDougal Hush Money Payoff

Washington, D.C.—Free Speech For People has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission for failing to investigate a $150,000 “hush money” payment made in 2016 to Karen McDougal, one of President Trump’s former mistresses, under federal campaign finance law. The investigation is necessary because, even after federal prosecutors have investigated some of the parties involved,
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Abusing the Pardon Power: From Joe Arpaio to the Latest Revelations About Trump’s Lawyer

The connection between disgraced former Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and disgraced former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn may not be immediately obvious. But we predicted it in 2017. The New York Times recently reported that Special Counsel Mueller’s team uncovered a voicemail from Trump’s lawyer, John Dowd, to Flynn’s lawyer. The message is
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Organizations Urge Congress to Investigate Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation

On April 11, 2019, Free Speech For People joined Demand Justice and a coalition of sexual assault survivors’ organizations and other progressive groups to urge House Democrats to investigate Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Free Speech For People first called for an impeachment investigation of Brett Kavanaugh in October 2018, due to multiple allegations
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Public Interest Groups to EPA: Constitution Forbids Weakening Clean Water Protections to Benefit Trump’s Golf Courses

Free Speech For People and the New Jersey-based Raritan Headwaters Association filed a comment arguing that the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are constitutionally prohibited from relaxing a Clean Water Act protection so as to benefit presidentially-owned golf courses. Background The process for this rule has been somewhat complex. In 2015,
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Trump’s hush money payments to influence the election are grounds for impeachment

President Trump has been directly implicated—by his own personal lawyer—in a criminal conspiracy to illegally influence the election. This justifies an impeachment investigation. Facts On August 21, 2018, President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight criminal charges. Two of those charges stem directly from criminal actions that he took at the direction
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Impeachment Inquiry Resolution Formally Introduced into House of Representatives

A resolution to authorize the House Judiciary Committee to launch an impeachment inquiry has been introduced into the House of Representatives by Representative Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, joined by Representative Al Green of Texas. The resolution is patterned on the February 1974 resolution that authorized an impeachment inquiry against President Richard Nixon. As we explained
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