DonorsTrust is a 501(c)(3) public charity founded in 1999 by Whitney Ball, a libertarian who had held key roles at the Cato Institute and the Philanthropy Roundtable, as well as being a board member of the State Policy Network (SPN). Mother Jones calls DonorsTrust the “dark-money ATM of the conservative movement” since it was set up explicitly to allow investors to bankroll institutions and activities while obscuring their own identities.


Judicial Watch

About  Judicial Watch was founded in 1994 by Larry Klayman, an anti-government “extremist,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The organization initially focused on challenging the Clinton administration, and 25 years later, The New York Times credited Judicial Watch with undermining Hillary Clinton’s credibility during her 2016 presidential run.  Now led by Tom Fitton, … Read more


Uihlein, Richard

Richard Uihlein and his wife, Liz, own the Uline shipping corporation and are longtime mega-donors to ultra-conservatie politicians and causes. As billionaires, they were “among the biggest donors to the 2022 midterms,” according to Politico.