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

Press Release: Voice of America Staff Protest Appointment of New VOA Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14th, 2020 Voice of America Staff Protest Appointment of New VOA Director WASHINGTON — Multiple Voice of America (VOA) whistleblowers, who wish to remain anonymous, today sent a letter to the head of the agency that oversees VOA, Michael Pack, protesting the appointment of Robert R. [...]

December 14th, 2020|Categories: Government Accountability, Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Release: Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld

For Immediate Release: December 10, 2020 Congress Questions Administration Officials about Government Accountability Project’s Investigation into Corrupt Syrian Oil Company, but Key Records Withheld Washington, DC— At 10 AM yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to question Joel Rayburn, the State Department’s Special Envoy for Syria, about [...]

December 10th, 2020|Categories: International, Investigations, Press|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against Former State COVID-19 Data Scientist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against Former State COVID-19 Data Scientist WASHINGTON – Yesterday, a former state COVID-19 data scientist faced retaliation after speaking up for scientific integrity. CNN reported that about ten Florida police officers raided Rebekah Jones’s home – a Florida Department [...]

December 8th, 2020|Categories: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Whistleblowers, Press|

Government Accountability Project Applauds US Office of Special Counsel for Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Voice of America/US Agency for Global Media Political Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 2, 2020 Government Accountability Project Applauds U.S. Office of Special Counsel for Finding “Substantial Likelihood” of Wrongdoing by Voice of America/U.S. Agency for Global Media Political Leadership WASHINGTON — Over the past three months, Government Accountability Project has filed multiple whistleblower complaints with the U.S. Office of [...]

December 3rd, 2020|Categories: Press release, VOA Whistleblowers|

Press Statement: Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against DHS Whistleblower

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2020 Government Accountability Project Condemns Attacks Against DHS Whistleblower WASHINGTON – Earlier today, President Trump’s campaign lawyer, Joe diGenova, said that a Department of Homeland Security whistleblower “Should be drawn and quartered. Taken out at dawn and shot.” The whistleblower, Christopher Krebs, headed the Department’s [...]

November 30th, 2020|Categories: Press release, Whistleblower Rights|

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 [...]

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