Investigations Into Threats to Democracy

Conspiracy theories and lies about stolen elections have escalated beyond rhetoric to very real threats of seditious and extremist violence. American Oversight is using its public records expertise to expose public officials at all levels of government who have promoted the violence and dangerous lies that imperil our democracy.

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.

Trump’s Pressure on Georgia Officials to Overturn 2020 Election Results

Conservative figures including then-President Donald Trump put significant pressure on Georgia officials to overturn the results of the 2020 election after Joe Biden won the state. We’re seeking records from…

State and Local Officials’ Involvement in Jan. 6 Trump Rally and Capitol Attack

American Oversight is investigating reports of government officials from across the country having participated in the Jan. 6 rally and subsequent deadly mob attack on the U.S. Capitol in support…