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American Oversight Sues Treasury, DFC for Records on Kushner and Mnuchin’s Middle East Trips

On Thursday, American Oversight sued the Treasury Department and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) for records related to trips that former White House adviser Jared Kushner and former…

In the Documents: Cyber Ninjas’ Communications with Election Deniers

Records of communications between Cyber Ninjas employees and several conspiracy theorists provide yet more evidence of the influence that prominent election deniers exercised in the partisan “audit” of votes cast…

American Oversight Publishes Report of Findings from Investigation of Partisan Wisconsin Election Review

On Tuesday, American Oversight released an in-depth report on its findings from its multiple public records lawsuits and investigation of Michael Gableman’s problematic election inquiry.

National Archives Withholding Over 1,000 Pages of Records Related to Mar-A-Lago Documents Seizure

In a cover letter accompanying the release of 65 pages of records, which were released in response to American Oversight’s lawsuit and other requests, the agency said it is withholding…

News Roundup: Following the Digital Paper Trail

From the Pentagon’s deleted Jan. 6 text messages to new information about top Trump officials’ efforts to overturn the election, this week underscored the importance of following the digital paper…

In the Documents: Virginia Department of Education Emails about Anti-Critical Race Theory Executive Order

Records obtained by American Oversight show state officials fielding complaints from right-wing activists, as well as emails illustrating the confusion brought by the Gov. Youngkin’s ill-defined executive order.

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…