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Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 4, 2021 Government Accountability Project Condemns Awarding Devin Nunes with Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON – Earlier today, President Donald Trump awarded Congressman Devin Nunes with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award intended to recognize individuals who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national [...]

2021-01-04T14:56:27-05:00January 4th, 2021|Federal Whistleblowers, Press|

Government Executive: Transition Roundup: Still No Plum Book; Trump Ramps Up Lame Duck Actions

Transition Roundup: Still No Plum Book; Trump Ramps Up Lame Duck Actions This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. President Trump has less than a month left in office, yet he’s creating potentially massive roadblocks for pandemic relief and government funding. On Tuesday night he released a video in which [...]

Sputnik International: US DOJ Whistleblowers Urge For Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs

US DoJ Whistleblowers Urge For Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs This article features our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. In a letter obtained by NPR, DoJ whistleblowers urge federal watchdogs and members of Congress to investigate what they say are illegal government directives that forced diversity and inclusion programs planned by the DoJ earlier [...]

NPR: DOJ Whistleblowers Call for Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs

DOJ Whistleblowers Call for Investigation Into Canceled Diversity Programs This article features Government Accountability Project and our Senior Counsel David Seide and was originally published here. Justice Department whistleblowers are calling on federal watchdogs and members of Congress to investigate what they call illegal and abusive government directives that waste money and chill "diversity-related speech [...]

Federal News Network: Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records

Congresswoman wants to make sure Trump administration preserves records This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) wants to make sure President Donald Trump doesn’t dispose of any vital presidential records on his way out the door. Maloney sent a letter to David Ferriero, [...]

Explica: More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ

More migrant women join the demand for gynecological abuses in a detention center-CVBJ This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Nail 40 immigrant women in a Georgia detention center have filed a class action lawsuit in which they claim they suffered medical abuse when subjected to Unnecessary surgical procedures [...]

The Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations: The Future of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Under a Biden Administration

The Future of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Under a Biden Administration This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. During the Trump administration, a substantial number of human rights violations were committed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. ICE detention facilities held migrant detainees in inhumane conditions with [...]

News One: Migrant Women File Suit Alleging Abuse and Nonconsensual Hysterectomies at Georgia Detention Center

Migrant Women File Suit Alleging Abuse and Nonconsensual Hysterectomies at Georgia Detention Center This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here.  A new class-action lawsuit claims dozens of migrant women have suffered medical abuse or endured nonconsensual surgeries while being detained in Georgia. The legal action was ignited by a Black nurse [...]

Common Dreams: Class-Action Suit Sought Over ‘Disturbing Pattern of Inhumane Medical Abuse’ of ICE Detainees Including Forced Hysterectomies

Class-Action Suit Sought Over ‘Disturbing Pattern of Inhumane Medical Abuse’ of ICE Detainees Including Forced Hysterectomies This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. Lawyers representing a group of migrant women detained at a Georgia facility run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are seeking a class-action lawsuit as they allege "a [...]

The Washington Post: Immigration detainees file for class-action lawsuit against ICE and Georgia gynecologist, alleging misconduct

Immigration detainees file for class-action lawsuit against ICE and Georgia gynecologist, alleging misconduct This article features our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here.  A group of immigrant women detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking a class-action lawsuit against the agency, alleging they received subpar gynecological care — or faced retaliation for [...]

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