Investigations Into Abuse of Power

The past three and a half years have been marked by repeated examples of senior government officials abusing their power. President Trump continues profiting from his office, the White House and federal agencies have obstructed congressional oversight, and multiple cabinet members have used taxpayer-funded employees as their own personal servants. We’re investigating.

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…

Trump’s Post-Impeachment Authoritarian Purges

Emboldened by his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial, President Trump and his team of loyalists have launched one of their most aggressive attacks yet on democracy and the rule…

Loyalty Tests and Retaliation

Even before the White House unleashed its post-impeachment purge of "anti-Trump" officials, it has been clear that the president values loyalty over qualifications and experience, and expects public servants to…

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Political Interference at the U.S. Postal Service

Civil Rights, Trade & Industry, Voting Rights, Abuse of Power, Coronavirus Response, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Law Enforcement’s Response to Nationwide Racial Justice Protests

Civil Rights, Abuse of Power

Conditions in Migrant Detention Centers

Civil Rights, Immigration, Abuse of Power, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Political Interference in the 2020 Census

Immigration, Abuse of Power, Misconduct, Policy & Regulations

The Trump Administration’s Contacts with Ukraine

National Security & Foreign Policy, Abuse of Power, Misconduct

Trump’s Post-Impeachment Authoritarian Purges

National Security & Foreign Policy, Abuse of Power, Influence & Access

Trump Administration Efforts on Behalf of Turkish Bank

National Security & Foreign Policy, Abuse of Power

The Trump Administration’s Escalating Tension with Iran

National Security & Foreign Policy, Abuse of Power, Specific Events

Mike Pompeo’s Political Ambitions and Influences

National Security & Foreign Policy, Abuse of Power, Misconduct, Political Appointees

Donald Trump’s Obstruction of Congressional Oversight

Abuse of Power, Congressional Investigations

Trump’s Interference in the FBI Headquarters Relocation Plan

Trump Family Business, Abuse of Power, Ethics & Conflicts

Swamp Airlines: Chartered Jets at Taxpayer Expense

Government Transparency, Abuse of Power, Misconduct

Family Separation and the Detention of Immigrant Children

Civil Rights, Immigration, Abuse of Power, Policy & Regulations

Loyalty Tests and Retaliation

Abuse of Power, Misconduct

Trump Cabinet Officials’ Office Renovations

Abuse of Power, Misconduct

Efforts to Undermine Sanctuary Cities

Civil Rights, Immigration, Abuse of Power, Policy & Regulations

Politicization of the Justice Department

Government Transparency, Abuse of Power

Defund Trump

Trump Family Business, Abuse of Power, Ethics & Conflicts