Last month’s court decision in Virginia ruled that the state’s judiciary is exempt from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The state joins 18 others in blocking transparency to this branch of government.
Last week, President Donald Trump ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to perform a renewed background check into Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the wake of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Pulling from what we’ve seen over the years from other FBI files, here’s some context on what that means.
MuckRock users are continuing to sift through a selection of materials released on the Supreme Court nominee. Here’s some of what we’ve found so far.
Help read through thousands of pages covering Brett Kavanaugh’s time working under special counsel Ken Starr, in the White House Counsel’s Office under President George W. Bush, and more, summarizing and highlight the documents you think are most interesting.
MuckRock is thrilled to dive into “The Spy in Your Pocket” – your overwhelming support allowed us to beat our initial funding goal, and we’re now poised to investigate cell phone surveillance across the country!