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Government Accountability Institute

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The Government Accountability Institute (GAI) is "a new conservative investigative research organization," according to the Washington Post in 2012.[1] The GAI states its mission as being "to investigate and expose crony capitalism, misuse of taxpayer monies, and other governmental corruption or malfeasance."[2]

The GAI has several ties to right-wing groups such as Citizens United, Breitbart.com, the American Conservative Union, the Young America's Foundation, and the Hoover Institution, through its key staff and board members:

Personnel

Executive Officers

  • Peter Schweizer, President (Research Fellow, Hoover Institution)
  • Rick White, Executive Vice President
  • Stuart Christmas, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Investigation

Board of Directors

Core Financials

2016[10]

  • Total Revenue: $2,601,382
  • Total Expenses: $2,247,050
  • Net Assests: $271,248

2015[10]

  • Total Revenue: $2,590,394
  • Total Expenses: $2,853,295
  • Net Assests: $-83,082

Contact Details

Sandy Schulz, Senior Publicist
Government Accountability Institute
202.244.1460
Sandy.schulz@g-a-i.org

References

  1. Marc Thiessen, "Why is Obama skipping more than half of his daily intelligence meetings?, The Washington Post, September 10, 2012.
  2. Government Accountability Institute, g-a-i Mission, organizational website, accessed October 2012.
  3. "Fellows", Hoover Institution website, accessed October 2012
  4. "James Madison Institute: Research Advisory Council", organizational website, accessed October 2012
  5. "Andrew Breitbart, Conservative Blogger, Dies at 43",The New York Times; March 1, 2012
  6. 6.0 6.1 "g-a-i team", organizational website, accessed October 2012
  7. "Citizens United: Who We Are", organizational website, accessed October 2012,
  8. "American Conservative Union: Board of Directors", organization website, accessed October 2012
  9. "Ron Robinson, President", Young America's Foundation website, accessed October 2012
  10. 10.0 10.1 Government Accountability Office [paper copy on file with CMD, 2016 990 Tax Return] organizational tax filling, Nov 11, 2017