National Security

Talk 980 AM: TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint

TSA Makes Changes After Whistleblower’s Complaint This article features our client Jay Brainard and Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. The Transportation Security Administration has improved coronavirus protection for airport screeners after a TSA official accused the agency of endangering travelers, the whistleblower's lawyer said Wednesday.  The changes include requiring screeners to [...]

2021-01-12T15:21:52-05:00January 12th, 2021|In The News, National Security, TSA|

JURIST: AG-nominee Garland pledges to fight violent extremism while public interest groups petition for Trump investigation

AG-nominee Garland pledges to fight violent extremism while public interest groups petition for Trump investigation This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In a speech accepting the nomination for Attorney General from President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday, Merrick Garland condemned the riots on Capitol Hill and underscored the importance of the rule of law as [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Government Executive: Groups Request Reminder of Federal Employees’ Whistleblower Rights

Groups Request Reminder of Federal Employees’ Whistleblower Rights This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. Four oversight and good government organizations sent letters to 25 federal agencies on Monday asking them to reinforce their employees' whistleblower rights amid the presidential transition. The Government Accountability Project, American Oversight, Protect Democracy and Public Citizen [...]

Axios: Exclusive: Nonprofit coalition demands Biden act on misinformation

Exclusive: Nonprofit coalition demands Biden act on misinformation This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. A large collection of nonprofits is sending an open letter today calling on the incoming Biden-Harris administration to do a better job of both educating the public on misinformation and taking stronger action to protect the health care [...]

Framingham Source: Sen. Warren Re-Introduces the Anti-Corruption & Public Integrity Act

Sen. Warren Re-Introduces the Anti-Corruption & Public Integrity Act This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. WASHINGTON DC – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) this week reintroduced the Anti-Corruption & Public Integrity Act, bicameral legislation to fundamentally change the way Washington does business and restore the [...]

2020-12-21T11:18:44-05:00December 21st, 2020|In The News, National Security, US Government|

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity Last year, Government Accountability Project launched the Jane E. Rosen Fund, which was established to continue Dr. Rosen’s pursuit of justice and truth after her passing in October of 2019. The fund is named after Dr. Rosen, a [...]

Daily Caller: CLARK: Truth And Justice Require A Snowden Pardon

CLARK: Truth And Justice Require A Snowden Pardon This article was written by our Executive Director and CEO Louis Clark and was originally published here. In 2013, then-Director of National Intelligence James Clapper lied to Congress. On March 12 of that year, while testifying before the Senate, he was asked whether the National Security Agency [...]

Buzzfeed News: This Newly Released Letter Details The Criminal Referral On Donald Trump Over His Ukraine Phone Call

This Newly Released Letter Details The Criminal Referral On Donald Trump Over His Ukraine Phone Call This article features our National Security Analyst Irvin McCullough and was originally published here. Nearly one year after the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump, the federal government has released the criminal referral alleging Trump committed crimes related to his phone call [...]

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