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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Friday, October 30, 2020
With 9 Million COVID Cases, Trump Has Given Up
It was reported today that the U.S. has reached another horrific milestone in the fight against COVID-19: nine million confirmed cases. The country also hit a new single-day record for new cases — yet another indication that the Trump administration’s pandemic response is failing, and the nation is...
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Monday, October 26, 2020
Senate Votes Today on Trump’s Anti-Worker, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Consumer Nominee
Today, a mere 30 days after President Trump formally announced her nomination and eight days before Election Day, senators will cast their votes on Amy Coney Barrett for a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court. In just half the length of an average modern Supreme Court nomination process, Trump...
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Friday, October 16, 2020
While Trump Downplayed COVID-19 In Public, His Advisors Warned GOP Donors of Its Severity
As the U.S COVID-19 death toll rises to more than 215,000, new reporting from the New York Times reveals that Trump administration officials privately briefed Republican donors on the severity of the virus — all while the president downplayed the pandemic’s threats in public. The Times reports that...
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Perdue Failed to Disclose Conflicts of Interest
New research by nonpartisan government watchdog Accountable.US reported today in Politico shows Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has failed to disclose conflicts of interest. Even though Perdue pledged during his confirmation process in 2017 to put his assets in a blind trust so that he would not...
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
New Analysis Finds Barrett Sides Against Consumers, Immigrants, Workers, and More
With Amy Coney Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings now underway, government watchdog Accountable.US released a new analysis of hundreds of cases on which President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court weighed in as a judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In line with previously...
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Friday, October 09, 2020
Judge’s Methane Rule Rings Alarm Bells for Those Watching Coney Barrett Nomination
In a decision yesterday that should ring alarm bells for those watching Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination, a Wyoming District Judge struck down the commonsense rule regulating the wasteful climate warming practice of venting and flaring methane natural gas. The decision now allows the...
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Thursday, October 08, 2020
With Nearly 11 Million Americans Unemployed In A Growing Recession, Trump Halts Stimulus Relief Talks
Another 840 ,000 Americans filed for unemployment last week, bringing the total number of workers drawing unemployment benefits to nearly 11 million amid a health crisis that has now claimed the lives of over 210,000 in the U.S. As the deadly and costly repercussions of the pandemic and recession...
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Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Big Oil Hands Out Bonuses After Trump Admin Bailouts
Following new reporting by the Washington Post, Accountable.US exposed over $100 million in bailouts awarded by the Trump administration to oil, gas, and mining corporations which then offered stock options and bonuses to their top executives. The story , based in part on Accountable.US research,...
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Monday, October 05, 2020
An Open Letter to American Hotels
To Whom It May Concern: We’ve all seen the horrors of this administration’s immigration policies. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ripped children away from their families and put them in cages. It failed to release children and families in detention to prevent the spread of the...
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Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Report: Coney Barrett Sided with Corporations Over People 76% of the Time
With confirmation hearings already set for Trump Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett just days after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new analysis from government watchdog Accountable.US found Judge Barrett sided with corporations over people 76% of the time during her brief tenure on...
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