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American Oversight Statement Regarding DOI Report on Zinke Travel

American Oversight's statement on the Washington Post report that revealed that the Department of the Interior’s Inspector General has found that poor record keeping by Secretary Zinke has hampered their ongoing investigation into multiple facets of his travel, including his mixing of political events with government business, as well as the frequent presence of his wife, Lola Zinke, on official trips.
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American Oversight and EWG Seek Records of Industry Influence at Department of Energy

American Oversight and the Environmental Working Group asked the Department of Energy for its communications with the energy industry over the Trump administration’s proposed bailout of failing coal and nuclear power plants.
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Maine Secretary of State Dunlap Election Commission Lawsuit

Update: Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap filed for a preliminary injunction in his lawsuit to enforce his right to access key documents and information as a member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Dunlap is represented by nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight and the law firm of Patterson Belknap, based in New York City.
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American Oversight Statement on Carl Icahn Investigation

American Oversight released the following statement after reports that Trump administration advisor Carl Icahn had been subpoenaed by the U.S Attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York regarding his role in influencing biofuel policy.
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Statement on Interference in AT&T-Time Warner Merger

American Oversight's statement in response to a report in the Financial Times indicating that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has informed AT&T that federal approval of its planned merger with Time Warner is contingent on the sale of CNN.

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