Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone took to social media last week appealing for donations to his legal defense, announcing he expects special counsel Robert Mueller will soon charge him with a federal crime. Time will tell whether Stone is sincere or if this too is just another one of his laundry list of publicity stunts. […]
Under the guise of fighting “voter fraud,” former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, Jeff Sessions, fought to suppress the black vote. The passage of the Fifteenth Amendment in 1870 and the Voting Rights Act in 1965 legally guaranteed African Americans the right to vote. However, due to endemic racism, swaths of citizens […]
In light of the imminent Unite the Right Rally coming to D.C. this weekend, Property of the People wishes to showcase this particular OSC opinion, ruling that counter-protesting white nationalists does not run afoul of the Hatch Act.
Today, on the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth, Property of the People is making all documents it has obtained on Nelson Mandela available to the public.
Over a dozen FOIA requests to government agencies produced documents showing President Trump is in repeated violation of the Domestic Emoluments clause of the US Constitution Washington, DC — Over the past year, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and litigation filed by the transparency organization Property of The People (PoTP) has produced receipts and […]
Washington, DC — A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit from the transparency organization Property of The People has produced receipts and other documents revealing Department of Defense (DoD) expenditures at Mar-a-Lago and twelve Trump properties during the President’s first six months in office. The expenses, each made with DoD charge cards, raise serious questions […]
As court arguments in the District of Columbia and Maryland litigate whether patronage by state governments and foreign countries at The Trump International Hotel in DC violates the US Constitution, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit from the transparency organization Property of The People has now produced receipts revealing expenditures at the Trump International […]
Property of the People has just filed a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Investigation over the Bureau’s failure to comply with the group’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for records on the FBI’s cyber-enabled surveillance platform named “Gravestone”. Very little is publicly known about Gravestone. In late 2016, Property of the People located […]
Eugene Scalia is an anti-Dodd-Frank attorney who regularly challenges legislation meant to regulate the financial sector. Gary D. Cohn is an investment banker who was formerly the president of Goldman Sachs. Charles Schwab is, well, Charles Schwab. What do all these individuals have in common? Mick Mulvaney, the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection […]
On Monday, December 11, 2017, Property of the People mailed a letter to the General Services Administration’s Committee Management Secretariat asking that Christy McCormick be terminated from the President’s Advisory Committee on Election Integrity. 52 U.S.C. § 20923(d)(2), which governs the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, explicitly states that “[n]o member appointed to the Commission under […]