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‘A Possible Discreet Assignment’: American Oversight Obtains DOJ Emails Regarding ‘Intake Process’ for Giuliani Ukraine Information

As the criminal probe of Rudy Giuliani escalates, the Justice Department released to American Oversight emails from February 2020 that appear to relate to its vetting of information provided by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani.
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News Roundup: Voting Rights and Trump Accountability

May 7, 2021
In addition to focusing on threats to voting rights and democracy, American Oversight has also been working to hold Trump officials accountable for their actions.

News Roundup: Spotlight on the States

March 18, 2021
It’s Sunshine Week, and we’re continuing to shine a light on the actions of state governments across the country to narrow access to our democracy or to use public office to serve the few.

Documents Show Early 2020 Coronavirus Data-Tracking Disconnect Between Florida Health Department and CDC

March 17, 2021
The records obtained by American Oversight show that for at least a month in the spring of 2020, Florida officials resisted using the CDC’s system to track Covid-19 data.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 in Immigration Detention, MPD’s Kettling of Protesters, and Covid-19 Liability Shields

March 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the spread of Covid-19 in immigration detention centers, D.C. police response to last summer’s racial justice protests, and state and local officials’ involvement in the “Stop the Steal” rally.

News Roundup: The Battles for the Last Election and the Next One

March 12, 2021
The attempts to overturn the election and keep Trump in power failed, but the forces behind them are still active and have shifted their focus to imposing new voting restrictions.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Outbreaks in Meatpacking Facilities, New Arizona Voting-Restriction Bills

March 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into worker safety and health in meatpacking facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, voting restrictions in the states, and Stephen Miller’s influence over immigration policy.

News Roundup: Capitol Attack Intelligence Failures and the National Voter-Suppression Frenzy

February 25, 2021
Senators held a hearing about the Jan. 6 attack, and state legislatures continue to push new voting-restriction bills.

News Roundup: Power Failures and Power Plays

February 18, 2021
Severe winter weather swept across the nation this week, wiping out power for millions. And several states unleashed a new wave of voting-restriction measures.

Investigations Update: State Pandemic Responses, Space Command Headquarters Location, and Trump’s Refusal to Concede

February 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the federal pandemic response, Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, and the decision to put U.S. Space Command headquarters in Alabama.