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Transparency Advocates Call for Court to Reject Trump Administration Attack on Freedom of Information Act

A coalition of transparency advocates today urged a federal court to reject a new effort by the Trump administration to block public access to government documents.
Investigation Update

EPA Officials Raised Concerns about Formaldehyde… in Scott Pruitt’s Desk

New emails uncovered by American Oversight show EPA employees were concerned about the level of formaldehyde in an ornate desk that Pruitt had sought to purchase for his office.
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Watchdog Seeks Injunctions to Force Release of Kavanaugh Records Before Senate Vote

American Oversight and Fix the Court are seeking preliminary injunctions in our lawsuits to uncover Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's records.
General News

American Oversight Statement on EPA Admission of Interference with FOIA

Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight released the following statement after a newly-published transcript revealed that political appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) routinely interfered with processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
Investigation Update

Investigation Update: Tax Reform

American Oversight has been investigating the Trump administration’s overhaul of the federal tax code. The negotiations for the tax reform bill passed last December took place largely behind closed doors, but the public has a right to know how that bill was written, whether the administration and Congress were truthful about the changes they made, and who will really benefit.

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