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.

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…

The Arizona Senate’s Partisan Audit of Maricopa County Election Results

Efforts to undermine the 2020 presidential election results in Arizona have culminated in an "audit" of votes cast in Maricopa County. Not only was the recount instigated by a partisan…

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