Accountable.US

Accountable.US is exposing corruption across all levels of government and holding our policymakers accountable. We are a nonpartisan watchdog group that is uncompromising in our search for the truth. And we are committed to making sure public officials are advancing policies in the public interest, across a wide range of issues.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Big Oil’s Texas Deep Freeze Misinformation Two Step
As Texans and others in the south battle through more brutely cold temperatures during rolling electrical blackouts, new research by Accountable.US shows how Big Oil is fueling the political mouthpieces who are taking the opportunity to misinform the public about renewable energy and climate change...
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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Campaign Against Corporate Complicity Cautions Previous Lobbying Firm and Clients of Former Interior Secretary David Bernhardt
Today, government watchdogs Accountable.US and American Oversight called on former Interior Secretary David Bernhardt's previous lobbying firm — and its clients — to carefully scrutinize Bernhardt's time in the Trump administration if he seeks to return to his lobbying career. The groups sent the...
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Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Senate Republicans Choose Special Interests Over American People with Plans to Obstruct Becerra’s Confirmation Amid Global Pandemic
Today, Accountable Senate War Room reacted to a new report from the Los Angeles Times that highlighted the dangerous games Republican senators are playing to try to obstruct the critically-needed confirmation of Xavier Becerra, President Biden’s pick for Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary...
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Thursday, January 28, 2021
Surprise: Oil and Gas Front-Group Pushes Industry Biased Study
Politico reports that an industry-funded front-group fueled a public relations campaign of a questionable oil and gas study . The watchdog group Documented uncovered that the trade association Western Energy Alliance paid to promote the study and planned future promotions of it at a later date. “...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Watchdog Calls Praises President Biden for Pausing Oil & Gas Leasing on Federal Lands
After urging the incoming administration to halt oil and gas leasing during the transition, government watchdog Accountable.US is praising President Joe Biden for his action today to do exactly that — pause new oil and gas lease sales on federal lands. “Today’s action by President Biden marks a...
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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
McConnell Backed Down on Initial Obstruction, Now He Must Allow Committees to Quickly Confirm Nominees
Today, after Minority Leader Mitch McConnell finally backed down from his threat to filibuster the routine resolution allowing Senate committees to begin their work, the Accountable Senate War Room called on him and his colleagues to end their delays and obstruction and work with Senate Democrats...
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Monday, January 25, 2021
Accountable Senate War Room to Leader Schumer: Stop Waiting, Put Organizing Resolution on Senate Floor NOW
Today, Accountable.US' Senate War Room released the following statement from Accountable.US president Kyle Herrig calling on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to put the Senate organizing resolution on the floor for an immediate vote and to stop allowing Senate Republicans to continue their damaging...
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Friday, January 22, 2021
A Week of Obstruction Leaves Biden Administration Without Confirmed Cabinet, Including Key National Security Roles
President Biden was sworn in this week with fewer confirmed Cabinet secretaries than any other president in recent history. This was a result of unprecedented obstructionism from Senate Republicans who failed to keep the confirmation process moving for President Biden’s nominees when they were in...
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Friday, January 22, 2021
As Hawley Once Again Puts National Security At Risk, Senate Must Reject His Antics and Quickly Confirm Mayorkas
After helping to incite a deadly attack against the Capitol, Senator Josh Hawley is now blocking the nomination of the person responsible for stopping violent insurrection attempts and other national security threats—the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Hawley’s role in the...
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Thursday, January 21, 2021
Mcconnell Obstruction Continues as He Refuses to Agree to Organizing Resolution, Further Slowing Down Biden’s Cabinet Nominees
In a last-ditch effort to obstruct President Biden’s Cabinet and agenda, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is refusing to agree to the organizing resolution that would allow Democrats to take control of committees and quickly confirm President Biden’s Cabinet. The latest obstruction from...
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