Former President Donald Trump was indicted on Thursday by the grand jury in Manhattan investigating hush money payments made during the 2016 campaign. Trump reportedly plans to turn himself in for arraignment on Tuesday.
Update from Wisconsin
On Thursday, American Oversight filed a brief urging the Wisconsin Court of Appeals to uphold circuit court decisions ordering the Assembly’s Office of Special Counsel — the office created to undertake the Assembly’s baseless and partisan investigation of the 2020 election — to produce related public records.
Assembly Speaker Robin Vos has repeatedly disparaged the judges who ruled against him and OSC in our lawsuits, and has pursued multiple appeals to avoid accountability.
Cleta Mitchell’s Emails
In late 2021, Cleta Mitchell — a lawyer who less than a year before had played a role in the effort to overturn the 2020 election — was given a seat on the advisory board of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
Florida Surgeon General’s 2021 Meetings with Covid Conspiracy Theorists
Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo’s harmful and inaccurate claims about the safety of Covid-19 vaccines have drawn significant scrutiny, with the CDC and the FDA recently debunking those claims in a formal letter.
We obtained communications from the fall of 2021 that show Ladapo setting up meetings with local Covid-19 conspiracy theorists, a month after he was appointed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.