John Eastman, next to Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, speaks while Trump supporters gather ahead of his speech to contest the certification by the U.S. Congress of the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in Washington DC, January 6, 2021

Leaked Audio: Trump Coup Plotter John Eastman Laying Groundwork for 2022 Election Challenges

October 28 2022
Mark Meadows, who previously served as the Chief of Staff for President Donald Trump and is now a senior partner at the Conservative Partnership Institute, speaking at the Council for National Policy in May 2019.

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The Trump-Aligned Conservative Partnership Institute is Leading Attacks on Democracy and Creating an "America First" Political Infrastructure

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Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, emailed Wisconsin State Senator André Jacque following the 2020 election urging him to overturn the results, according to an email obtained by Documented.

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The State Financial Officers Foundation: A New Front in the Dark Money Attack on Climate Policy


Internal Documents Shed Light on SFOF's Attack on Climate Policy

Never before published materials, including meeting agendas, internal communications and advocacy letters, pull back the curtain on a little-known, yet highly influential organization of state financial officers coordinating an attack on climate financing.

August 5 2022

SFOF Unilever Letter Coordination

Communications between SFOF and Arizona Deputy State Treasurer Mark Swenson show how SFOF is involved in advocacy letters.

Published: August 5 2022

During an August 2020 session at the Council for National Policy, author John Fund said Engelbrecht had "hooked up with the wrong people" and had "gone astray." “I would not give her a penny,” Fund said.

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The Republican War on Democracy


Lisa Nelson ALEC Election Efforts

Lisa Nelson speaks with members at the Council for National Policy about efforts ALEC is taking with state legislators to question "the validity of an election."

Published: October 26 2020