Lawsuits

We are constantly working to uncover the unlawful actions taken by the Executive Branch, and bring legal action on behalf of the Americans who are harmed. Take a look at our most recent work:

Demanding Secretary Pompeo recover Trump-Putin meeting notes

We sent a letter to the State Department requesting that Secretary Pompeo comply with the Federal Records Act and preserve all State records from meetings between President Trump and President Putin.

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Uncovering why CFPB stopped exercising authority to protect America’s servicemembers

We sued the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Department of Defense to investigate why CFPB illegally stopped Military Lending Act compliance supervision, leaving servicemembers vulnerable.

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Demanding an investigation into White House’s stealth coordination with the Fox Network

We demanded that the White House Counsel investigate whether White House officials violated covert propaganda and anti-lobbying laws in coordinating the highly unusual statement by 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, supporting the First Step Act.

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Demanding Interior Department’s Inspector General Investigate Opening of National Parks Without Adequate Staff During Shutdown

We and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) demanded that the Office of Inspector General of the Department of the Interior (DOI) open an investigation into DOI’s reckless and unlawful decision to endanger lives and treasured public spaces by keeping the National Park System open without adequate staffing and services during the longest government shutdown in America’s history.

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Demanding the Trump Administration Preserve Records on the Deaths of Immigrant Children

Along with the Center for American Progress, we sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security demanding it comply with federal law and preserve records relating to two recent deaths of children in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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Demanding the retraction of false and misleading claims connecting immigrants at the Southern Border to terrorism

Along with RAICES and Muslim Advocates, we demanded the Department of Homeland Security retract its inaccurate and unlawful “fact sheet” on terrorists at the Southern Border.

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