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American Oversight Launches State Accountability Project to Expose Government Corruption Across the Country

The first target of investigation is voter suppression in Florida, Georgia and Texas.
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News Roundup: Investigating State-Level Threats to Democracy

May 17, 2019
With so much attention trained on tackling federal misconduct in the Trump administration, corruption at the state and local levels has flourished and often gone unchecked.

Top VA Officials Used Personal Email to Communicate with Mar-a-Lago Members

May 14, 2019
American Oversight is demanding that the Department of Veterans Affairs recover former Secretary David Shulkin’s personal emails with Trump associates who have exerted high-profile influence on the nation’s veteran policy.

American Oversight Launches State Accountability Project to Expose Government Corruption Across the Country

May 13, 2019
The first target of investigation is voter suppression in Florida, Georgia and Texas.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.

Documents Highlight FEMA’s Failed Efforts to Track and Inspect Meals Sent to Puerto Rico

May 6, 2019
American Oversight obtained records related to the contractor that only provided 50,000 out of the 30 million meals it was supposed to deliver to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Lawsuits Seek Information on Whether Casino Magnates Have Cashed In on Relationships to Trump Administration

May 6, 2019
Two new lawsuits seek records related to Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, casino magnates and major Trump donors whose businesses have likely benefited from the current administration.

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

New Evidence of Emoluments Violations Prompts American Oversight Lawsuit

May 3, 2019
Recently revealed State Department approvals are glaring new evidence that the president is violating the emoluments clause.

The Imperial Presidency and the End of Congressional Oversight

May 1, 2019
Donald Trump's administration may only last four years, but its changes to America’s three co-equal branches of government will likely last much longer.