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Statement on the Firing of Michael Gableman

Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos fired Michael Gableman, the investigator who had been overseeing the Assembly’s partisan inquiry into the state’s 2020 presidential election.

News Roundup: The Mar-a-Lago Search, Jan. 6, and American Oversight’s Lawsuits in Virginia and Texas

The FBI conducted a court-authorized search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club on Monday, reportedly looking for classified documents related to nuclear weapons.

American Oversight Seeks Default Judgment in Lawsuit for Texas Attorney General’s Emails and Texts

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton failed to answer American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking records from Jan. 6 and the aftermath of the Uvalde mass shooting.

S.C. Attorney General Records Reveal Meetings with Top Donors to Organization of Conservative AGs

Emails obtained by American Oversight show requests by the Republican Attorneys General Association for Attorney General Alan Wilson to meet with top donors.

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Gov. Youngkin’s Controversial Teacher Tip Line

On Monday, American Oversight and Ballard Spahr law firm filed a lawsuit against Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin for the release of records related to his “inherently divisive concepts” tip line.

Records Reveal Big Lie Activists’ Coordination Across Texas, Emails to Texas Secretary of State

Documents obtained by American Oversight and reporting by Votebeat Texas have provided a window into the coordinated efforts of a conservative “election integrity” group in Texas to seek evidence of…

Investigations

The January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

The heavily armed, Trump-incited mob attack of Jan. 6, 2021, was an attack not just on the U.S. Capitol building, but also on democracy and the rule of law.

Voter-ID Proposals in States Across the Country

In many states, conservative lawmakers are responding to 2020’s record turnout by proposing voting-rights restrictions, including voter identification requirements. We’re investigating the origins and influences behind new proposals in states…

State Proposals to Restrict Protests

American Oversight is investigating state-level efforts aimed at curtailing protests, including bills that contain harsher punishments for crimes committed during demonstrations or provide criminal liability shields to drivers who hit…