On America Live this afternoon, Trace Gallagher reported on the stark difference between the Obama and Romney campaigns when it comes to collecting contributions with no zip code, or a false one, listed for the donor. According to the Government Accountability Institute, a conservative group, the Obama campaign has collected more than $4.5 million, while the Romney […]
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A soon to be released report from the conservative Government Accountability Institute shows that President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has increasingly collected more electronic donations from non-existent ZIP codes throughout the 2012 campaign cycle. From February through June this year the GAI findings reported that the Obama campaign collected $175,816.26 in electronic donations from non-existent […]
Chris Walker, a British citizen who lives outside London, told The Post he was able to make two $5 donations to President Obama’s campaign this month through its Web site while a similar attempt to give Mitt Romney cash was rejected. It is illegal to knowingly solicit or accept money from foreign citizens. To read […]
In a 109-page report published at a new website CampaignFundingRisks.com, the Government Accountability Institute alleges the current online campaign contribution system lacks accountability and transparency, making it highly susceptible to foreign and fraudulent gifts. To read the full ABC News story, click here.
Veteran Newsweek reporter Peter Boyer and GAI President Peter Schweizer report on the giant gap in our campaign-finance system that makes foreign and fraudulent donations possible. Click here to read the Daily Beast article.
An investigation by the Government Accountability Institute revealed that JP Morgan has made at least $560,492,596 since 2004 from processing Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards for the food stamp program. Click here to read GAI President Peter Schweizer’s feature article on the Daily Beast.
Governor Mitt Romney has refused to reveal the names of his campaign bundlers. But an investigation by the Government Accountability Institute uncovered the names of 34 of Gov. Romney’s top fundraisers. Find out more by visiting the interactive feature here on the Daily Beast.
The Government Accountability Institute examined President Obama’s schedule from the day he took office until mid-June 2012, to see how often he attended his Presidential Daily Brief (PDB) — the meeting at which he is briefed on the most critical intelligence threats to the country. During his first 1,225 days in office, Obama attended his PDB just […]
The Daily Caller ran a headline article covering the new report from the Government Accountability Institute on cronyism at the Department of Justice. The article was featured on the Drudge Report. Read the Daily Caller article here.
The Justice Department’s decision not to prosecute Goldman Sachs in a financial-fraud probe is another sign of the cronyism that has kept Attorney General Eric Holder from taking action against other big Wall Street firms, says Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer. Read the full article at the Daily Beast.