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Watchdogs to Corporate CEOs: Don’t Let Complicit Trump Officials Use Your Company to Launder Reputations
After four years of unprecedented abuses of office, those who participated in some of the Trump administration’s greatest transgressions will be looking for their next gig. Their complicity in those efforts must be scrutinized.
Areas of Investigation
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.
News Roundup: New Voting-Restriction Bills and the Upcoming Round of Redistricting
February 5, 2021
The anti-democratic forces that fed Trump’s stolen-election lie are at work across the country.
News Roundup: Accountability, Not Complicity
January 29, 2021
Despite a range of executive actions meant to undo some of the worst damage, it’s clear that the previous president’s brand of destructive politics is an ongoing threat to the country.
Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack
January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.
News Roundup: Looking Ahead
January 22, 2021
The anti-democratic forces that brought Trump to office remain a serious threat at all levels of government.
Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results
January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.
News Roundup: A Dark Day
January 7, 2021
Wednesday’s mob attack on the U.S. Capitol was a frightening and astounding display of violence instigated by the president himself.
Attacks on Absentee Voting During the 2020 Campaign
Conservative Attorneys General Group’s Involvement in the Jan. 6 March to the Capitol
The Federal Government’s Pandemic Information-Sharing Systems
Government Transparency, Health Care