Justin Elliott appears in the following:
Saturday, April 11, 2020
A 2006 pandemic plan warned that New York City could be short as many as 9,500 ventilators. But the city only acquired a few hundred -- and they were ultimately scrapped.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Prosecutors are investigating whether the Trump family business overcharged Donald Trump's inaugural committee — a story first reported by Trump, Inc.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
“Members of the Trump family were aware of and involved in the negotiation of this unconscionable contract,” the District of Columbia’s attorney general wrote in the suit.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Part of President Trump's tax law, opportunity zones are meant to spur new investment in poor areas by reducing taxes for the wealthy. How much those communities will benefit is unclear.
Friday, May 10, 2019
The agency is looking at whether the companies intentionally deceived customers by steering them away from Free File into paid products.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
It's the latest example of Trump’s company doing business with foreign officials. Two attorneys general have sued Trump over the issue, accusing him of violating the Constitution.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Under Barrack’s leadership, the presidential inauguration committee raised a record $107 million and a lot of questions.
Friday, February 08, 2019
The Trump inaugural committee appears to have overpaid for space at Trump’s Washington hotel, a possible violation of the law. Federal prosecutors are probing the festivities.
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
The memo comes as federal prosecutors conduct a wide-ranging probe into the nonprofit that ran the inaugural.
Friday, December 14, 2018
As the inaugural committee planned the celebration, internal concerns were raised about whether Trump’s Washington hotel was overcharging for event space.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The gambling magnate has never been more powerful. The Trump administration has advanced his ideological and financial interests, including an assist in his quest for a casino in Japan.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Trump’s first call with the Vietnamese prime minister was arranged by Marc Kasowitz, a Trump personal lawyer who has another client with business interests in Vietnam.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
WNYC, ProPublica and The New Yorker investigate how the Trump family avoided criminal charges in a probe related to the Trump Soho.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
New York prosecutors were preparing a case. Then the D.A. overruled his staff after a visit from President Trump’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The American Red Cross allegedly did not fully cooperate with a government investigation of its performance and finances. Now investigators and a congressman want the charity's books open for audits.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
The American Red Cross is under pressure this week to answer questions from Congress about the spending of nearly half a billion dollars it raised after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
When Justin Elliot tried to find out whether members of the Cuomo administration had special permission, they declined to comment.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Following Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's surveillance program, the NSA, members of Congress and the Obama administration all attempted to justify the program by declaring that it had thwarted more than 50 terrorist plots. But, at a Senate hearing last month, NSA Chief General Keith Alexander admitted that the numbers being cited weren't all plots and weren't all thwarted. Brooke talks to ProPublica's Justin Elliott about how the claim spread despite a lack of evidence to support it.
Cake - Fashion Nugget
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Coming up, an update on a story we brought you earlier in the month about the size of Iran's intelligence agency. Justin Elliot, a reporter for Pro Publica, analyzes the number and its original source.
Friday, May 04, 2012
In January, we covered a proposal to put the 'public files' of television stations online and the broadcaster's objections to the move. A public file, which stations are legally required to keep, contains information about what organizations are buying political ads and how much they've paid for each ad. Brooke speaks with Justin Elliott, reporter at ProPublica about a recent FCC ruling that will require some stations to put the files online.
Billy Bragg and Wilco - Union Prayer