“As Hillary Clinton moves toward a second run for the White House, her family’s global charitable work, mostly through the Clinton Foundation, has come under intense scrutiny. The foundation has accepted large donations from corporations and foreign countries, raising concerns that the Clintons are creating conflicts of interest by blurring the lines between their political, […]
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“Drive down the rutted dirt road a couple of miles to the guardhouse, then hike 15 minutes up to the overgrown hilltop, and there it is: a piece of 3 1/2 -inch-wide PVC pipe sticking out of the ground. This is what, at least for the time being, a gold mine looks like. It also has become […]
“… Last year fewer than 60 bills emerged from Congress. (Some people might find this number too high.) What else are members doing with their time? Stupid me: dumb question! They are too busy raising money for their next political campaign. Or, if you follow the bipartisan examples cited in Peter Schweizer’s excellent book, Extortion: […]
Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer on concerns hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has a political lobby against Herbalife
View the Video of GAI’s President Schweizer’s appearance on Anderson Cooper 360 here.
“Journalists and pundits have begun offering lengthy postmortems to explain the causes of the ruinous Obamacare rollout. The debacle’s scale has surprised even progressives who supported the Affordable Care Act. After all, surely three and a half years provided ample time to prepare for a program President Obama calls his “most important initiative.” ” To Read […]
On December 4th, 2013 Peter Schweizer discusses his new book ‘Extortion’ with Diane Rehm during an interview on her show on NPR. Excerpt: “In recent years, money from special interest groups has flooded Washington. Many say it’s the root of our political dysfunction. But maybe conventional wisdom is wrong. Perhaps the problem lies not with […]
“It is common knowledge at this point that Washington D.C. is not the most moral place on earth, and on radio this morning Glenn was joined by Peter Schweizer, author of Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets, to talk more about the corruption in our government.” To Read […]
“In his new book, Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes and Line Their Own Pockets, author Peter Schweizer tells the shocking truth about how lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been creating their own secret, private slush funds. How do they pay for them? Schweizer says they do it by shaking down […]
“A new book from a conservative advocate of tighter financial controls on members of Congress seeks to draw attention to a series of disclosures about their fund-raising activities – some potentially damaging, others certainly embarrassing – which could prove uncomfortable for some on Capitol Hill. To Read the Entire Article, Click Here.