Topic: Government Transparency

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Wisconsin Office of Special Counsel – Deletion of Election Investigation Documents in Violation of Wisconsin Law

June 28, 2022
American Oversight's lawsuit to stop the Office of Special Counsel from deleting public documents in violation of the state's public records retention law, and related filings.

News Roundup: Pardons, Partisans and Our Endangered Democracy

June 24, 2022
It’s impossible to overstate the gravity of America’s current political situation.

News Roundup: Contempt of Court, Subversion of Democracy

June 17, 2022
As the select committee examined Trump’s stolen election lies, a court imposed sanctions on the Wisconsin Assembly’s ongoing partisan inquiry into the 2020 election.

Maryland Gov. Hogan’s Use of Self-Destructing Messaging App

June 15, 2022
Following reporting that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan had communicated with staff via Wickr, a smartphone app that can be used to send self-destructing messages, American Oversight began investigating the office’s records retention practices.

News Roundup: January 6 Hearing, Wisconsin Assembly’s OSC Held in Contempt, and More Cyber Ninjas Documents

June 10, 2022
Thursday night was the first of several public hearings of the House select committee investigating Jan. 6.

News Roundup: The Coordinated Effort to Contest the Next Election

June 3, 2022
It’s not just faith in the last election that is being undermined.

Complaint: American Oversight v. NARA — Communications and Documents Related to White House Records Retrieved from Former President Trump in January 2022

May 31, 2022
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the National Archives and Records Administration seeking the release of inventory documents, expenses, and communications related to the White House documents taken from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in January 2022.

News Roundup: Tightening the Net around the Fake Electors

May 27, 2022
The federal investigation into the scheme to create fake slates of pro-Trump electors has intensified in recent weeks.

News Roundup: Gone Rogue

May 20, 2022
As false claims about election fraud continue to reverberate around the country, a Wisconsin judge raised concerns that the state’s election inquiry is out of control.

The ‘Alternate Electors’ Plot to Overturn the 2020 Election

May 20, 2022
American Oversight’s investigation of efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election resulted in the release of false electoral vote certificates that were submitted by Trump supporters in seven swing states.