Following the news that House Financial Services Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) has assumed the role of Acting Speaker of the House, government watchdog Accountable.US spotlighted McHenry’s career serving his financial industry mega-donors at the expense of everyday consumers.
Unless Congress can pass a budget in time, the United States government will officially shut down on Sunday, October 1st. And it’s entirely the fault of the MAGA House Majority, who are putting a fringe faction’s wishlist above the needs of their own constituents.
The latest indictment of former president Donald Trump in Georgia included charges for 18 of his allies – including disgraced far-right attorney John Eastman.
The latest indictment of former president Donald Trump in Georgia included charges for 18 of his allies, alleging the defendants participated in a “criminal enterprise in Fulton County, Georgia — and elsewhere — to accomplish the illegal goal” of keeping Trump in office. The wide-ranging indictment sparks a broader discussion of the key players cen
Today, new reporting from The Guardian revealed that U.S. district court Judge Aileen Cannon, currently presiding over former President Trump’s criminal case for mishandling classified documents, is part of conservative kingpin Leonard Leo’s right-wing network. Cannon was gifted a luxury trip by the Leonard Leo-backed Scalia Law School.
Today, new reporting from ProPublica provided the most comprehensive look yet at Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s lavish lifestyle bankrolled by wealthy friends — revealing how Thomas’s social circle has funded a steady stream of extravagant excursions and events since he became a justice.
Following the U.S. Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index report showing corporate profiteering remains largely unfazed by the Fed’s repeated interest rate hikes, government watchdog Accountable.US renewed calls on the Fed to cease further hikes for the foreseeable future.
In honor of Junk Fee Week, we rounded up some of the shocking facts and figures about junk fees that the financial industry would like to keep in the dark.
Today, new reporting from the New York Times revealed that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s RV — often invoked alongside his supposed “everyman,” up-by-the-bootstraps mentality — was at least partly bankrolled by Anthony Welters, a wealthy friend.
The MAGA House majority has gone into full PR damage control mode in response to the U.S. credit downgrade announced Tuesday by ratings agency Fitch.