During his first year in office, President Donald Trump was listed as president of the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which was entirely funded by a half-million dollar donation from Trump’s business along with a six-figure “reimbursement” from one of his golf clubs, according to a new tax return obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
Exclusive new tax documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics reveal that a single six-figure donor accounted for 100 percent of funding raised by a nonprofit run by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker before he became Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff last year. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
It’s that time of year again… Check out the Center for Responsive Politics’ reporting about new tax returns filed by politically active “dark money” nonprofits on OpenSecrets:
The 2018 election cycle has attracted record spending by partially-disclosing groups that give the appearance of reporting at least some of their donors but, in reality, are little if any more transparent than other ‘dark money’ groups. Check out our “dark money” post-mortem of 2018 elections on OpenSecrets:
My latest article at the Center for Responsive politics is about China Daily—the Chinese state-run media outlet Trump tweeted about running “propaganda ads” disguised as news in American newspapers—is a registered foreign agent under FARA that spent over $15.7 million on U.S. influence since 2017. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
My latest article at the Center for Responsive politics is an update on Judicial Crisis Network’s spending on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
Thankful for the opportunity to moderate a roundtable discussion on foreign influence with Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), the Campaign Legal Center’s Adav Noti, and Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH).
My first news article back at the Center for Responsive politics is about ad campaigns announced by both liberal and conservative “dark money” groups spending on Trump’s pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on SCOTUS. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
My latest editor’s blog post on Bloomberg Tax explores recent tax law changes and their impact on payroll compliance issues related to digital currency payments:
Excited for the release of our latest strategic white paper, which examines approaches to key payroll compliance issues related to cryptocurrency or digital currency in more than 20 countries that have begun to explore the treatment of digital currencies for tax and wage payment purposes.