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Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration

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Exploring and exposing the Trump Administration’s lesser known, but no less dangerous actions.

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MuckRock is launching a project to explore the "Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration"

MuckRock is launching a project to explore the “Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration”

We’re excited to announce that MuckRock is relaunching our Trump-focused FOIA project, rebranding it as “The Secret Scandals of the Trump Administration.” We’ll focus on the administration’s lesser known, but no less dangerous actions, which all too often escape media scrutiny.

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“Falls” top list of CIA’s 1957 accident statistics

“Falls” top list of CIA’s 1957 accident statistics

A once-confidential report of accidents at CIA headquarters in 1957 was among the materials released as part of Agency’s CREST database, and the two-page statistical summary shows that sitting at home during the chaotic Cold War years was no easy street either.

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OSHA complaints show awful conditions inside private prisons ... for the employees

OSHA complaints show awful conditions inside private prisons … for the employees

MuckRock’s September request for complaints made to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) against Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) has so far yielded only four complete responses from OSHA’s ten regional offices. None of them mention interpersonal inmate issues but nonetheless they offer glimpses into what goes on within prison walls.

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A decade after scandal, the shipbreaking industry is still broken

A decade after scandal, the shipbreaking industry is still broken

Following a Pulitzer-prize winning investigation in the shipbreaking industry came a series of inquiries and reforms - among the changes, the Department of Defense promised to tighten its bidding process to weed out unsavory companies. But a decade and a half later, at least one company that scraps old Navy ships still falls short of bare-bones safety requirements, and faces light penalties when caught.

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Introducing the Pulitzer Project

Introducing the Pulitzer Project

In conjunction with the announcement today of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners, MuckRock is launching a project to recreate, expand upon and check back in on past Pulitzer winners in the investigative reporting category using public records requests.

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