Trump Accountability

The four years of the Trump administration brought unprecedented corruption, misconduct, and abuse of office to all levels of the federal government — from the Ukraine scandal and family separation to the influence of industry lobbyists in rewriting environmental and safety regulations. American Oversight is continuing to unearth the facts to hold all those involved accountable.

USAID Watchdog Report Sheds Light on U.S. Ventilator Exports During Pandemic

The report found that the decision to donate ventilators was not supported by the Covid-19 response strategy that USAID had developed early on in the pandemic.

News Roundup: The Lie Lives On

This week, we obtained copies of phony electoral vote certifications and DHS records from the day of the Jan. 6 attack, and the Transportation Department released a report on former…


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The Failed Texas Lawsuit Challenging 2020 Election Results

Campaigns, Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Abuse of Power, Influence & Access, Voting Rights

Political Interference at the U.S. Postal Service

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

Conditions in Migrant Detention Centers

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

Trump’s Post-Impeachment Authoritarian Purges

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

Georgia’s Voting Machines and Election Security

Trade & Industry, Voting Rights, Influence & Access

State Government Contacts with Voting-Restriction Activists

Voting Rights, Influence & Access

Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy — and Throughout the Administration

Immigration, Influence & Access, Political Appointees

Elaine Chao’s Family Business and Kentucky Favoritism

Trade & Industry, Ethics & Conflicts, Influence & Access, Political Appointees

Ivanka Trump’s and Jared Kushner’s Roles in the Administration

Ethics & Conflicts, Influence & Access, Political Appointees

Dunlap v. PACEI: Investigating the Voter Fraud Commission

Government Transparency, Voting Rights, Influence & Access

Questionable $300 Million Puerto Rico Contract for Zinke-Linked Company

Environment & Energy, Ethics & Conflicts, Influence & Access, Misconduct

Gun Lobby Influence On Responses to Mass Shootings

Influence & Access

The Trump Administration’s Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Health Care, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Audit the Wall

Environment & Energy, Immigration, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Tax Reform: Uncovering the Backroom Deals

Budget, Taxes & the Economy, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Trump’s Mismanagement of North American Trade Negotiations

Consumer and Worker Protections, Trade & Industry, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Insider Access at the Department of Education

Education, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

EPA’s Chemical Industry Agenda

Environment & Energy, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations