End Citizens United and the Fight for Campaign Finance Reformation

We are seeing a profound change take place across the United States of America. The 2016 Presidential Election was a lightning rod of divisiveness that was led by the caustic work of Republican nominee, reality star Donald Trump. Since President Trump took office, in what will likely be one of the most historic elections of all time, the White House has done its part to completely try and ruin America. There are clusters of groups out there that are fighting back and among them is the group led by Tiffany Muller, End Citizens United.

 

End Citizens United is committed to bringing campaign finance reform to the highest levels of Washington D.C. Their goal is to eventually overturn the tragic Supreme Court ruling involving the conservative group, Citizens United. Citizens United fought to loosen restrictions on campaign contributions to federal campaigns. This decision has left a scar across the United States government as special interests have just poured into D.C. in order to buy up whatever politicians they want, thus completely circumventing the will of the people.

 

The election of Donald Trump to office has also served as a catalyst for energy into groups like End Citizens United. More people than ever are ready and willing to fight back against what Donald Trump is doing with his destructive agenda. End Citizens United raised nearly $4 million in contributions through the first quarter of Trump’s presidency and that puts them on track to make their $35 million funding goal in time for the 2018 Congressional Elections.

 

End Citizens United, as the PACs President Tiffany Muller describes, is all about giving progressives an outlet to fight back against President Trump in order to make their voices heard. Muller knows that in order for End Citizens United to be successful they need to maintain this momentum moving forward and eventually turn this momentum into elected officials in office. In order to bring about a constitutional amendment there has to be people at the highest level of government who are willing to fight for campaign finance reform. That is why End Citizens United has supported people like Senator Heinrich from New Mexico or Jon Ossoff, an up and coming Democratic politician.

 

Still, End Citizens United doesn’t have tunnel vision on any individual problem. Though Muller would love to make their name a reality, thus ending Citizens United, she is ready and willing to leap into any fray that is for the good of America. That is why End Citizens United has been working alongside other progressive groups, like Every Voice and Common Cause, in order to gather a petition for the Department of Justice. This petition, which has gotten over 300,000 signatures, advocated for an investigation into any and all Russian interference in the 2016 election — up to and including the role of President Trump himself.