American Oversight Releases Report on Anti-ERIC Push and Its Threat to 2024 Election

The report provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the election denial movement led several states to abandon the bipartisan Electronic Registration Information Center — and what it means for voting rights and U.S. democracy.
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‘A Dark Day for Democracy’: American Oversight Statement on Supreme Court Presidential Immunity Decision

July 1, 2024
The Supreme Court’s ruling effectively grants immunity to former President Trump through further delay, meaning that Trump is unlikely to face trial before November for his attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

American Oversight Seeks OMB Documents in Ongoing Lawsuit for Records Related to Trump’s Authoritarian ‘Schedule F’ Plan

May 28, 2024
The lawsuit seeks documents related to former President Trump’s 2020 executive order, an attempt to turn the federal workforce into a bureaucracy of loyalists.
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American Oversight Statement on Appeals Court Rejection of Trump’s Immunity Claims

February 6, 2024
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Trump can face trial for his attempt to overturn the 2020 election.

American Oversight Statement on Oral Argument in U.S. v. Trump

January 9, 2024
The watchdog group’s amicus brief argues that the D.C. Circuit does not have jurisdiction to hear the former president’s immunity appeal, but can still reach the merits.

New Congressional Report: Trump Businesses Received $7.8 Million from Foreign Governments During His Presidency

January 5, 2024
American Oversight’s investigations have uncovered numerous examples of taxpayer money going to his private businesses.

American Oversight ‘Will Get Those Documents’: ICE Must Redo Records Search and Release Requested Records Related to Deaths in Custody

September 19, 2023
“ICE loses on each challenged exemption,” the court ruled in American Oversight’s lawsuit for documents that could shed further light on conditions and procedures in immigration detention.

Co-Defendants and Unindicted Co-Conspirators: What Public Records Reveal About Trump Allies’ Election Denial Activities

August 28, 2023
American Oversight compiled a guide to public records it has obtained that shed light on the activities and communications of individuals named or likely referred to in the recent DOJ and Fulton County indictments.

News Roundup: Fake Electors and Voting Machine Schemes

August 11, 2023
Co-Conspirator no. 5 laid out the strategy for the fake electors plot in a newly uncovered memo, and election deniers discussed an alleged voting machine breach in Michigan in public records we obtained.

‘Reasonable Minds Can Differ’: American Oversight Publishes Messages from ‘Co-Conspirator 4’ Jeffrey Clark from January 2021

August 3, 2023
“It appears he still does not recognize how harmful his actions and proposals were,” wrote then acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, referring to an email from Clark sent on Jan. 8, 2021.