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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: 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.
American Oversight Obtains Seven Phony Certificates of Pro-Trump Electors
March 2, 2021
The phony electoral vote certificates from seven states were submitted to Congress as part of the failed attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
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: Florida Vaccine Distribution, Anti-Protest Measures, and Trump’s Efforts to Overturn Georgia’s Election Results
February 9, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the coronavirus pandemic response and into officials’ attempts to interfere with democracy.
Wisconsin Official’s Emails from Spring 2020 Reveal Deep Frustration with Trump Administration over PPE Shortages
January 13, 2021
Other records obtained by American Oversight show communications regarding plans for Vice President Mike Pence’s visits to Wisconsin in 2020.
Investigations Update: Political Interference in Coronavirus Data, Texas Election Lawsuit, and State Officials’ Voter-Fraud Allegations
December 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigation into attempts to overturn election results and efforts to meddle with pandemic-related scientific work.
News Roundup: As Covid-19 Rages, Trump Offers Rants and Reprieves
December 3, 2020
As the president remains focused on conspiracies and loyalty, the U.S. is facing a dire stage of the pandemic.
Investigations Update: ‘Sharpiegate,’ the Census, and Barr’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Investigations
November 17, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Justice Department’s voter fraud probes, the rush to finish the census, and criminal charges against protesters.
American Oversight Launches Investigation into Wisconsin, Arizona Officials Repeating Trump Campaign’s Voter Fraud Allegations
November 12, 2020
None of these officials, nor the Trump campaign or the RNC, have provided any evidence to support these claims.
The February 2021 Texas Power Outage
Environment & Energy, Government Transparency
New York’s Nursing Home Data Discrepancies
As Variants Spread, States Reopen