Fellow Americans is a left-of-center advocacy group created in 2020 to convince Republicans not to support the reelection of President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. The 501(c)(4) nonprofit has paid for multiple independent expenditure advertisements depicting self-identified Republicans critical of Trump for his healthcare policies. 1
Hailey Arends, a Democratic campaign activist and political consultant, manages Fellow Americans.
Fellow Americans is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit and is not required by the IRS to publicly disclose its donors.
As of March 23, 2020, Fellow Americans reported spending $42,841 in advertisements “in opposition to Donald J. Trump.” All of the payments went to Incite Studios LLC in New York, NY. 2
- Facebook Ad Library. Fellow Americans. Search conducted March 23, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/ads/library/?active_status=all&ad_type=all&country=US&impression_search_field=has_impressions_lifetime&view_all_page_id=102756811269921
- FEC: Itemized Expenditures Reports. Fellow Americans.
FILING FEC-1391015 (March 19, 2020): https://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C90019258/1391015/f57
FILING FEC-1391016 (March 19, 2020): https://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C90019258/1391016/f57