Government Accountability

Mother Jones: Trump’s VA Is Trying to Scare Off Whistleblowers During the Pandemic

Trump’s VA Is Trying to Scare Off Whistleblowers During the Pandemic This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. When Donald Trump took office, one of his first moves was to address the rampant mismanagement and corruption that had long plagued the Department of Veterans Affairs. In April 2017, he signed an [...]

The Washington Times: Advocacy groups form coalition to urge whistleblowers to expose election interference

Advocacy groups form coalition to urge whistleblowers to expose election interference This article features Government Accountability Project and our Democracy Protection Initiative and was originally published here. An organization called the Government Accountability Project says it has partnered with more than 20 advocacy groups to encourage whistleblowers reporting election interference to go public with their findings,  promising [...]

Government Executive: These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More

These 12 Exemplary Feds Led Hurricane Response, Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Much More This article features Government Accountability Project and our client Jay Brainard and was originally published here. At a time when public servants at the federal level are increasingly under attack, many federal employees are doing stellar, even heroic, work behind the scenes. [...]

Press Release: Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2020   Top Advocacy Organizations Partner to Represent Whistleblowers and Protect the Election Democracy Protection Initiative helps whistleblowers disclose the truth to protect the election WASHINGTON – Today, Government Accountability Project is joined by American Constitution Society, American Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Georgetown Law’s Institute for [...]

The Detroit News: Trump rape accuser says slander isn’t a presidential duty

Trump rape accuser says slander isn’t a presidential duty This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here.  The New York advice columnist who claims President Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room two decades ago asked a judge to deny a Justice Department request to substitute the U.S. government [...]

PBS NewsHour: CEO of Voice of America’s parent agency defies subpoena despite bipartisan concerns

CEO of Voice of America’s parent agency defies subpoena despite bipartisan concerns This article features our clients Jamie Fly, Amanda Bennett, and Grant Turner and was originally published here. Michael Pack, CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, ignored a congressional subpoena over concerns he has politicized and mismanaged media outlets that helped the [...]

VOA: Lawmakers Criticize Trump Administration Changes at US-funded Media Networks

Lawmakers Criticize Trump Administration Changes at US-funded Media Networks This article features our clients Jamie Fly, Amanda Bennett, and Grant Turner and was originally published here. U.S. lawmakers from both parties said Thursday that they feared the Voice of America and other U.S.-funded broadcasters were at risk of losing credibility with foreign audiences because of [...]

Press Release: Whistleblower Disclosure Reveals Illegal and Improper Interference by Political Appointees at the United States Agency for Global Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 24, 2020   Whistleblower Disclosure Reveals Illegal and Improper Interference by Political Appointees at the United States Agency for Global Media   Government Accountability Project Clients to Testify Before House Foreign Affairs Committee   WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project is representing Amanda Bennett, Jamie Fly, and Grant Turner before the House Foreign [...]

Government Accountability Project and Project South Send Letter to Congress on Behalf of Whistleblower Client

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 17th, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Project South Send Letter to Congress on Behalf of Whistleblower Client WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project and Project South sent a letter to Congress outlining the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General complaint from client and whistleblower, Ms. Dawn Wooten, LPN, regarding the egregious health practices [...]

Robert MacLean

Robert MacLean In 2003, Federal Air Marshal Robert MacLean learned that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was planning to make up for budget shortfalls by temporarily canceling long-distance air marshall coverage, including during a known threat on the anniversary of 9/11. MacLean brought his concerns to a supervisor and three DHS Office of [...]

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