Press Releases2020-11-23T09:44:37-05:00

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 13, 2020   Government Accountability Project and Project South Condemn Deportation of ICE Medical Abuse Survivors WASHINGTON — Following our client Dawn Wooten’s whistleblower disclosure of medical mistreatment in ICE detention, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has responded by deporting survivors instead of taking meaningful action. [...]

November 13th, 2020|Categories: Immigration, Press, Press release|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project Represents Anonymous Whistleblower Featured in New York Times Article on DOJ Failure to Investigate Cleveland Police Shooting Death of Tamir Rice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2020   Government Accountability Project Represents Anonymous Whistleblower Featured in New York Times Article on DOJ Failure to Investigate Cleveland Police Shooting Death of Tamir Rice WASHINGTON— The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division was not [...]

October 29th, 2020|Categories: Department of Justice, Press release|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Denounces Political Appointee’s Attempt to Eliminate Firewall at Voice for America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 27, 2020 Government Accountability Project Denounces Political Appointee’s Attempt to Eliminate Firewall at Voice for America WASHINGTON— Late Monday night, Michael Pack, the head of the agency which oversees the Voice of America (VOA), announced he was rescinding the recently-enacted regulation further enshrining the Firewall protecting VOA [...]

October 28th, 2020|Categories: Government Accountability, Press release, Statement, VOA Whistleblowers|

PRESS STATEMENT: Government Accountability Project Condemns Whistleblower Retaliation in Texas Attorney General Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Whistleblower Retaliation in Texas Attorney General Office WASHINGTON—Two whistleblowers have been fired from the Texas attorney general’s office after submitting a complaint that their boss, Attorney General Ken Paxton, had been abusing the power of his office, as reported by [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Department of Justice, Press release|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and the American Federation of Government Employees USCIS Council 119 File Letter to Department of Homeland Security on Illegal Gag Orders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 23, 2020 Government Accountability Project and the American Federation of Government Employees USCIS Council 119 File Letter to Department of Homeland Security on Illegal Gag Orders Gag orders are violations of workers’ whistleblowing and free speech rights WASHINGTON – Last week a senior official in the [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Government Accountability Project Overcomes Department of Justice Objection to Filing Amicus Brief in Defamation Lawsuit Against President Trump

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   October 21, 2020   Government Accountability Project Overcomes Department of Justice Objection to Filing Amicus Brief in Defamation Lawsuit Against President Trump WASHINGTON –Yesterday, Judge Robert A. Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the motion of the Government Accountability [...]

October 21st, 2020|Categories: Department of Justice, Press release|

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 [...]

Press Statement: Statement from Government Accountability Project on ICE’s Enforcement Blitz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2020   Statement from Government Accountability Project on ICE’s Enforcement Blitz WASHINGTON—This week the Washington Post reported that the Trump administration is preparing an immigration enforcement blitz in U.S. cities and jurisdictions that have adopted “sanctuary” policies. This action will include U.S. Immigration and Customs [...]

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 [...]

September 24th, 2020|Categories: Federal Whistleblowers, Government Accountability, Press release|

Press Statement: Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2020 Virtual Forum on ICE Detention Facilities Featuring Dr. Scott Allen WASHINGTON – Today at 1:00pm, the House Committee on Homeland Security held a virtual forum to discuss the conditions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, including the findings of a year-long majority [...]

September 21st, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus Whistleblowers, ICE Detention, Immigration, Press release|
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