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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: Sowing Confusion and Discord
September 3, 2020
The Trump administration is digging into its usual playbook of unsubstantiated claims and harmful messages.
Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients
July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies
June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.
News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure
June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.
News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever
March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.
American Oversight Expands State Voting Rights Investigations to Wisconsin, New Hampshire
March 25, 2020
We're expanding our state-level investigation of threats to democracy to include actions in Wisconsin and New Hampshire.
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