Lachlan Markay

Left-Wing Front Groups Make Anti-Trump Money Untraceable

'Fiscal sponsors' add layer of opacity to liberal dark money groups fighting Trump nominations

dark money cashDark money advocacy groups are required to disclose little about their donors, but two left-wing organizations fighting President Donald Trump's cabinet nominations are using a tax law loophole to make their finances even more opaque.

Democracy Alliance Brings on Obama White House Aide With Soros Ties

Liberal donor club beefs up staff as it prepares to finance Trump opposition

Archana SahgalAs a leading left-wing political donor club tries to regroup under President Donald Trump, it is bringing on new talent that has longstanding relationships with some of its top donors, and groups that it hopes will step up their funding for the opposition.

Rep. John Lewis and Top Aide Hit With Ethics Complaint

Group claims House Dem and his chief of staff violated rules on outside employment

Rep. John Lewis and his Chief of Staff Michael CollinsA watchdog group is asking congressional ethics officials to investigate Rep. John Lewis (D., Ga.) and his chief of staff over apparent violations of House ethics rules, according to a letter released on Monday.

Liberal Dark Money Network Behind Trump Ethics Complaints

Documents reveal role of Brock-backed ethics group in effort to impeach Trump

David BrockThe lawsuits filed against President Donald Trump over his alleged violation of a constitutional conflict-of-interest provision are part of a well-funded legal campaign orchestrated by leading Democratic operatives, internal documents show.

Brock Conference Organizers Embody Dems’ Big Money Problem

Documents reveal fundraising and public affairs firms behind big-money donor confab

The behind-the-scenes organizers of an exclusive Democratic donor confab over the weekend were a fundraising consultant who has made a windfall from big-money political fundraising and a public affairs firm that works to get money out of politics, documents show.