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.

News Roundup: Deleted Jan. 6 Texts and ‘Practical Impossibilities’

Our FOIA litigation revealed that the Defense Department and the Army also deleted the text messages of top Trump administration officials from the day of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

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In the Documents: Records Reveal 2021 Proposal to Nominate Voter Fraud Alarmist to Federal Elections Advisory Board

Late last year, attorney Cleta Mitchell — who aided in the former president's efforts to overturn his election loss — was appointed to a federal election agency’s advisory board. Records…

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The Trump Administration’s Controversial ‘Operation Legend’ Program

Civil Rights, Ethics & Conflicts, Policy & Regulations

Political Interference at the U.S. Postal Service

Business and Economic Policy, Civil Rights, 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

‘Remain in Mexico’ and Barriers to Seeking Asylum

Immigration, Policy & Regulations

Political Interference in the 2020 Census

Immigration, Abuse of Power, Misconduct, Policy & Regulations

Combating Domestic Terrorism and Right-Wing Violent Extremism

Domestic Terrorism and White Nationalism, Policy & Regulations

The Trump Administration’s Transgender Military Ban

Civil Rights, National Security & Foreign Policy, Policy & Regulations

Family Separation and the Detention of Immigrant Children

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

Efforts to Undermine Sanctuary Cities

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

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

Business and Economic Policy, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Trump’s Mismanagement of North American Trade Negotiations

Business and Economic Policy, Consumer and Worker Protections, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Insider Access at the Department of Education

Education, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations

Health Care: Repeal, Replace, and Sabotage

Health Care, Policy & Regulations

The Trump Administration’s Attempts to Weaken Affirmative Action

Civil Rights, Consumer and Worker Protections, Policy & Regulations

EPA’s Chemical Industry Agenda

Environment & Energy, Influence & Access, Policy & Regulations