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OAN correspondent who is covering the Arizona election audit has been aiding the effort since at least December, documents show

A reporter with One America News Network works at a campaign rally with President Donald Trump on September 25, 2020 in Newport News, Virginia. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Christina Bobb, a correspondent for the far-right news network OAN, has been both covering the Arizona election audit and fundraising for the effort. Bobb was aiding AZ Senate Republicans with the effort as early as December, according to new documents. The controversial recount is winding down, with reports that auditors...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Alaska, Arizona, Wisconsin, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Wage Theft: Methodology for Analysis of Labor Data

For a story on companies cheating their workers out of pay, the Center for Public Integrity analyzed the Labor Department's wage and hour violation data.
Tags: Labor Department, Center for Public Integrity, Methodology for Analysis of Labor Data


How the Koch brothers used their massive fortune to power a conservative crusade that reshaped American politics

In this February 26, 2007 file photograph, Charles Koch, head of Koch Industries, talks passion Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle/Tribune News Service via Getty Images The Koch Brothers fueled a conservative crusade that profoundly reshaped American politics. They built an influential network of donors aligned with their libertarian ideals of free-markets and lower taxes. Charles Koch recently wrote he had misgivings about the partisanship he fostered in a new book. "Boy, did we screw up! What a mess...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Washington, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Trends, Features, David, House, Citizens United, New York Times, Cbs, Getty, Republican Party


Here's how President-elect Joe Biden's corporate tax plan will impact big businesses

Former Vice President Joe Biden delivers a speech at the William Hicks Anderson Community Center, on July 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden, who Insider and Decision Desk HQ project will get the 270 votes to secure the White House, said he would like to raise taxes on big corporations.  Biden pledged to raise the corporate tax rate to 28%, higher than the current rate, but lower than the one before Trump took office.  Biden's proposed tax ...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Taxes, News, White House, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Biden, Donald Trump, Chevron, Trump, Wilmington Delaware


Trump falsely claims that only migrants with 'the lowest IQ' return for their court dates after being arrested by US immigration authorities

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he tours a section of new U.S.-Mexico border wall built in San Luis, Arizona, U.S., June 23, 2020 Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump falsely claimed that only immigrants with "the lowest IQ" return for their court dates when released after being arrested by US immigration authorities. Trump's comments during Thursday's presidential debate referenced a policy often called "catch and release," where migrants are released from DHS custody pending...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, White House, Immigration, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Family Separation, Aclu, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Doj, Justice Department


Watchdog claims Trump campaign illegally coordinated with a Super PAC in 2016 through its work with Cambridge Analytica

President Trump holds a Make America Great Again campaign rally in Winston-Salem, NC United States on September 8, 2020 Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Trump campaign illegally coordinated with a pro-Trump Super PAC during the 2016 presidential race through its work with Cambridge Analytica, the Campaign Legal Center alleged in a legal document Friday. The watchdog group said newly published emails revealed Cambridge Analytica's work for the campaign overlapped with its work...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, US, Trends, PAC, Lawsuits, Associated Press, Republican, Donald Trump, Breitbart News, Campaign Finance, Cruz, Trump, Hunter, Election 2020


The Mask Hypocrisy: How White House COVID Memos Contradict Administration’s Public Face

By Lauren Weber and Katheryn Houghton | Kaiser Health NewsWhile the president and vice president forgo masks at rallies, the White House is quietly encouraging governors to implement mask mandates and, for some, enforce them with fines.In reports issued to governors on Sept. 20, the White House Coronavirus Task Force recommended statewide mask mandates in Iowa, Missouri and Oklahoma. The weekly memos, some of which have been made public by the Center for Public Integrity, advocate mask usage for...
Tags: News, Cdc, Montana, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Mike Pence, Cleveland Clinic, Freeman, Teresa, Tom Frieden, Springfield News


Unreleased Coronavirus Task Force Report Shows 18 States Are in the 'Red Zone'

As the U.S. shattered records on Thursday with over 77,000 newly confirmed cases and the nation’s death toll has exploded to nearly 139,000, an unpublished White House coronavirus task force report obtained by the Center for Public Integrity warned that 18 states are now in the “red zone” and should roll back their…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, White House, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Center for Public Integrity, Red Zone, Pandemic, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Deborah Birx, Covid 19 Reopening


Hear what's in 'secret' White House coronavirus document

An unpublished document from the White House coronavirus task force has been obtained by the Center for Public Integrity. Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the document and why it hasn't been released.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Center for Public Integrity, Ashish Jha


Unpublished task force report says 18 states in coronavirus 'red zone' should roll back reopening

An unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force and obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom, recommends that 18 states in the coronavirus "red zone" for cases should roll back reopening measures amid surging cases.
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Task force report says 18 states in coronavirus 'red zone' should roll back reopening

An unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force and obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom, recommends that 18 states in the coronavirus "red zone" for cases should roll back reopening measures amid surging cases.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Center for Public Integrity


USA TODAY Network named finalist for prestigious Goldsmith Prize for 'Copy. Paste. Legislate.' series

The Arizona Republic, USA Today and Center for Public Integrity's work on "Copy. Paste. Legislate" among finalists for prestigious Goldsmith Prize         [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Senators Defeat Vote to Allow New Evidence in Trump’s Impeachment Trial. Now These Questions Will Go Unanswered

In a 51-49 vote, Senate Republicans on Friday evening succeeded in blocking new witnesses and documents from being considered in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, paving the way for a likely speedy acquittal. Throughout the Senate trial, Democrats have forcefully pushed to hear from additional witnesses and to include new internal documents and communications that they say provide more evidence of how Trump used the power of the presidency in order to secure a personal political ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, European Union, Ukraine, House, New York Times, Pentagon, National Security Council, Bolton, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani


Ukraine Emails Fuel Democrats' Call For Impeachment Trial Witnesses

Democrats say heavily redacted emails published by the Center for Public Integrity show there is more to uncover about military aid that was withheld from Ukraine.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Ukraine, Center for Public Integrity


Newly Released Emails Fuel Democrats' Trial Requests, As McConnell Stands Firm

Democrats say that there is more to uncover about the military aid that was withheld from Ukraine. Heavily redacted emails published by the Center for Public Integrity indicate a desire for secrecy.(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Ukraine, McConnell, Center for Public Integrity


Trump May Be Acquitted in a Senate Impeachment Trial. That’s Not the Same as Being Exonerated

Imagine this scenario in a courtroom: The prosecutor and defense lawyer speak to the judge in advance of a trial for an attempted bank robbery The indictment, voted on by the grand jury, recites that the defendant tried to rob the bank by demanding money from a teller and threatening her if she didn’t give it to him. But the crime was interrupted by others in the bank who saw it in progress and the defendant wasn’t able to finish the robbery. During the investigation, the defendant was able...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Ukraine, House, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Clinton, Trump, Schumer, Donald John Trump


Newly Obtained Emails Shed Light On U.S. Aid Delay To Ukraine

NPR's Noel King talks to R. Jeffrey Smith of the Center for Public Integrity, which filed the Freedom of Information Act request regarding details about the aid delay to Ukraine.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Npr, Jeffrey Smith, Center for Public Integrity, Noel King


Schumer Pounces On ‘Explosive’ New Emails From Key Witness On Ukraine Aid Freeze

On Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) zeroed in on newly disclosed emails from Mike Duffey, an Office of Management and Budget official, which show he had requested the hold on the military aid to Ukraine about 90 minutes after President Donald Trump’s infamous July 25 call with the Ukrainian president. In the emails, obtained via FOIA request by the Center for Public Integrity on Friday, Duffey told OMB and Pentagon officials to keep information on the request “closely held ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Ukraine, Foia, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Schumer, Mitch McConnell R Ky, Duffey, Chuck Schumer, OMB, Office of Management and Budget, Center for Public Integrity, Mike Duffey


Officials Discussed Hold on Ukraine Aid After Trump Spoke With Country’s Leader

Emails also suggest President Trump first began asking about $250 million in Pentagon aid after a June 19 article in the Washington Examiner.
Tags: News, Ukraine, House Of Representatives, Pentagon, Michael, Trump, Democratic Party, Mick, Duffey, Center for Public Integrity, Mulvaney


Pentagon Aid to Ukraine Was Frozen Right After Trump Spoke With Country’s Leader

Emails also suggest President Trump first began asking about $250 million in Pentagon aid after a June 19 article in the Washington Examiner.
Tags: News, Ukraine, House Of Representatives, Pentagon, Michael, Trump, Democratic Party, Mick, Duffey, Center for Public Integrity, Mulvaney, Frozen Right After Trump Spoke With Country


New Docs Show That White House Froze Ukraine Aid Two Hours After Zelensky Call

According to newly released documents, the White House moved to freeze military aid to Ukraine less than two hours after President Donald Trump’s July 25th call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The documents were obtained with a FOIA request by the Center for Public Integrity and published Friday night.  “Based on guidance I have received and in light of the Administration’s plan to review assistance to Ukraine, including the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, please hold off...
Tags: News, White House, Department Of Defense, Ukraine, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Call, Duffey, OMB, Office of Management and Budget, Center for Public Integrity, Impeachment, Mike Duffey, Kate Riga, Volodymyr Zelensky


Emails show OMB officials thought something was strange about Ukraine aid freeze from the start

Less than two hours after President Trump had his infamous July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a White House budget official sent an email to the Pentagon, noting military aid to Ukraine was to be placed on hold, The Center for Public Integrity reports.In the email, which Public Integrity obtained under court order, the official, Michael Duffey, seemed aware that the decision was a little odd. "Given the sensitive nature of the request, I appreciate your keeping that inf...
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Elizabeth Warren, Ukraine, Gop, Pentagon, Trump, Don, Duffey, OMB, Office of Management and Budget, Center for Public Integrity, Buttigieg, Volodymyr Zelensky, Michael Duffey


Emails show OMB officials knew something was strange about Ukraine aid freeze from the start

Less than two hours after President Trump had his infamous July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, a White House budget sent an email to the Pentagon, noting military aid to Ukraine was on hold, The Center for Public Integrity reports.In the email, which Public Integrity obtained under court order, the official, Michael Duffey, seemed aware that the decision was a little odd. "Given the sensitive nature of the request, I appreciate your keeping that information closely held ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Ukraine, Pentagon, Trump, Don, Duffey, OMB, Office of Management and Budget, Center for Public Integrity, Volodymyr Zelensky, Michael Duffey, Public Integrity, Zachary Fryer Biggs, Edna Falk Curtain


Trump And Other Republicans Use Impeachment Process As Fundraising Opportunity

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dave Levinthal of the Center for Public Integrity about how President Trump and other politicians are raising money off the impeachment process.
Tags: News, Npr, Trump, Center for Public Integrity, Audie Cornish, Dave Levinthal


Center for Public Integrity Challenges Trump Administration Over Heavily Redacted Ukraine Emails

By Rui Kaneya, Alexia Fernández Campbell and Jim Morris, Center for Public IntegrityThe Center for Public Integrity on Friday asked a federal judge to order the Trump administration to divulge information it is concealing about military aid to Ukraine.The action came hours after the House Judiciary Committee advanced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, alleging that he abused his power by withholding information from Congress and that the aid was improperly disrupted last...
Tags: News, Maryland, Congress, Washington, Senate, Department Of Defense, Ukraine, House, Donald Trump, Defense Department, Trump, Marshall, Dod, House Gop, TX, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press


Don McGahn: former White House counsel must testify, judge rules – live

Federal judge rules McGahn must testify to House judiciary committee, putting pressure on other Trump officials tied to impeachment inquiryIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 11.01pm GMT A federal judge has ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify before the House Judiciary Committee, a decision that could have major implications for the House’s impeachment probe. BREAKING: A federal judge on Monday orde...
Tags: Republicans, Congress, White House, America, World news, US news, Ukraine, Democrats, US politics, House, House Of Representatives, Guardian, Pentagon, US Congress, Jackson, Donald Trump


One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills

Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.            [Author: Center for Public Integrity]
Tags: News, Israel, Bds, Center for Public Integrity


Workers barely benefited from Trump’s sweeping tax cut, investigation shows

Big companies drove the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act, but did not commit to any specific wage hikes, the Center for Public Integrity foundBig companies drove Donald Trump’s tax cut law but refused to commit to any specific wage hikes for workers, despite repeated White House promises it would help employees, an investigation shows.The 2017 Tax and Jobs Act – the Trump administration’s one major piece of enacted legislation – did deliver the biggest corporate tax cut in US history, but ultimately worker...
Tags: Business, White House, US, Tax and spending, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, US taxation, Trump, Center for Public Integrity, Trump Administration


Text-mining journalists find that lawmakers introduced 10,000 bills that were copypasted from lobbyists' "model legislation"

For two years, researchers from USA Today, The Arizona Republic and the Center for Public Integrity have been ingesting the bills introduced in all 50 state legislatures, yielding a corpus of more than 1,000,000 bills, and then consumed months of computer time on a large cluster, comparing these bills to "model legislation" promoted by lobbyists, using a text-mining engine that could identify paraphrases, synonyms, and other techniques used to file the serial numbers off of these bills. The...
Tags: Post, Corruption, Usa, News, Colorado, Plagiarism, Wisconsin, ALEC, Piketty, Arizona Republic, American Legislative Exchange Council, Center for Public Integrity, Sonnenberg, Text Mining, Late Stage Capitalism, Behrens


Ocasio-Cortez condemns college Republicans' email calling her a terrorist

New York congresswoman says ‘uncalled for’ rhetoric puts her and colleagues in dangerA fundraising email sent by a college Republican group branding the US representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a “domestic terrorist” drew a sharp rebuke from the congresswoman, who warned that similar rhetorical attacks had in the past resulted in a spike in death threats against her.Dave Levinthal, an editor at the Center for Public Integrity, on Wednesday afternoon shared a screenshot of an email sent that...
Tags: New York, Republicans, US, US news, US politics, US Congress, Aoc, Center for Public Integrity, Dave Levinthal, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez, Tom Ferrall, Ohio Federation of College Republicans