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News Roundup: Lawsuit Against IRS, Post-Midterms Election Denial

November 18, 2022
American Oversight sued the IRS for emails about James Comey and Andrew McCabe in light of recent news that Trump allegedly demanded the agency investigate them.

NARA Records Regarding Mar-a-Lago Files Repossessed in January 2022

November 9, 2022
Records released by the National Archives and Records Administration regarding the recovery of 15 boxes of material from former President Trump's residence at Mar-a-Lago. These records were produced in response to American Oversight's June 2022 lawsuit.

News Roundup: The Activist Network Eroding Trust in Democracy

November 4, 2022
The same tactics used to cast doubt on the results of the 2020 election have already been deployed in advance of next week’s midterms.

News Roundup: Election Denial and the 2022 Vote

October 28, 2022
Election denial has already infected the upcoming midterm elections, and American Oversight’s investigations are continuing to document abuses of power by officials across the country.

News Roundup: Election Deniers Gear Up for Midterms

October 21, 2022
As the November elections get closer, the number of candidates on the ballot beholden to the Big Lie remains alarmingly high.

News Roundup: The Mar-a-Lago Files

October 7, 2022
An email released this week in response to our lawsuit shows the National Archives raised concerns about Trump records in May 2021 — but the Archives withheld more than 1,000 other documents citing ongoing law enforcement investigations.

News Roundup: Following the Digital Paper Trail

September 30, 2022
From the Pentagon’s deleted Jan. 6 text messages to new information about top Trump officials’ efforts to overturn the election, this week underscored the importance of following the digital paper trail.

News Roundup: Electoral Count Act, Trump Investigations, and Lawsuit Against SD Governor

September 23, 2022
Former President Trump is facing an unprecedented array of investigations, with some major developments shaping the news this week.

News Roundup: A Cruel and Cynical Stunt

September 16, 2022
The vilification of immigrants has reached new and cynical depths this week amid two stunts by right wing governors that used migrants as political pawns.

News Roundup: More Revelations about Attacks on Voting Rights

September 9, 2022
News in multiple states revealed further examples of the partisan effort to undermine public confidence in elections and restrict voting rights.