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Nepotism in Biden’s Appointment House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn Daughter to Federal Commission

Friday, October 1, 2021 // Research

Biden nominated the daughter of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn to be the Federal Chairperson of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission. Jennifer Clyburn Reed’s nomination to the post comes amidst allegations of nepotism from President Barack Obama’s former Director of the Office of Government Ethics. Many see Clyburn Reed’s appointment as payoff for Rep. Clyburn’s […]

Pay-to-Play in DC as Biden Picks Loyal Donors for Top Diplomat Spots

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 // Research

Joe Biden’s summer tranche of nominees to fill positions in the highest levels of the US government is flush with political donors and loyal allies. The American Accountability Foundation reviewed 22 individuals nominated to be Ambassadors for diplomatically critical appointments and found all but a few going to political loyalists, mega donors, defectors, and campaign […]

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