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American Oversight Sues for Records of Federal Protest Crackdown

The lawsuit seeks documents detailing the use of force to suppress protests in Lafayette Square and beyond, including the role of Attorney General Barr.

News Roundup: The Levers of Power

Americans may have long taken for granted the reliability of the national mail service and the accuracy of the decennial census. But it seems the Trump administration is doing its…

American Oversight Calls on Justice Department to Investigate Gene Hamilton

Documents we obtained strongly suggest the senior DOJ official made misleading statements — and may have lied under oath — during a 2019 deposition.

Investigations Update: DHS Intelligence Efforts in Portland, the Politicization of Key Government Agency, and the Pandemic’s Impact on Census

Our latest investigations into the federal response to nationwide protests, political interference in the 2020 census, and other issues.

News Roundup: Neither Rain Nor Snow Nor … Trump’s Political Interference

Trump’s antagonistic stance toward the Postal Service not only endangers the delivery of mail; it also threatens to undermine confidence in the election.

American Oversight Sues for Records of Pandemic’s Impact on the Census

The lawsuit came amid new reports that the Census Bureau plans to end its door-knocking outreach earlier than planned, potentially decreasing the accuracy and benefiting Trump’s political party.

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Election Fraud Task Forces and the Threat of Voter Intimidation

State “voter fraud” task forces have cropped up across the country. Behind language about ensuring fair elections, the groups use the specter of widespread voter fraud to undermine confidence in…

Law Enforcement’s Response to Nationwide Racial Justice Protests

As Americans took to the streets to demand an end to police brutality in the summer of 2020, the Trump administration’s response was one of dangerous escalation and abuses of…

White House Control of Information During the Pandemic

President Trump’s early denials about the severity of Covid-19 quickly morphed into a misguided strategy of sidelining experts and exerting political control over messaging. Our investigation aims to uncover to…

Covid-19 Oversight Hub

We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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Explore our library of public documents related to oversight of the coronavirus response. Sort by topic, and find witness testimony, FOIA releases, watchdog reports, and more.

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We’re tracking the latest developments in the federal, state, and independent investigations into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From congressional hearings and inspector general reports to public records releases and legal battles, stay up to date on the work of the watchdogs conducting oversight of the Covid-19 response.

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Check out our comprehensive list of coronavirus-related lawsuits and find out more about the records being sought by American Oversight and other organizations.

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