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American Oversight Is Investigating Impeachment Adviser Pam Bondi’s Communications with State Department Official

January 27, 2020
While significant attention was given to Bondi’s hiring in November, little to nothing has been said about the hiring of her former aide as the State Department’s White House liaison.
Pam Bondi on Nov. 27

News Roundup: Presidential War Powers and New Impeachment Documents

January 10, 2020
A lot has happened during the first week of 2020 — including the release of new Ukraine-related documents.

American Oversight’s 2019 in Review: Nine Important Stories We Uncovered

December 27, 2019
From Rudy Giuliani to Stephen Miller, and from threats to democracy in the states to corruption in Trump's cabinet, here's where the paper trail took us in 2019.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Collected for Any White House or Internal Reviews Related to Impeachment Matters

December 19, 2019
FOIA to State seeking any records collected for the White House Counsel’s Office or any internal agency review related to matters that are the subject of the impeachment inquiry.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records Collected for Any White House or Internal Reviews Related to Impeachment Matters

December 19, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking any records collected for the White House Counsel’s Office or any internal agency review related to matters that are the subject of the impeachment inquiry.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Records Collected for Any White House or Internal Reviews Related to Impeachment Matters

December 19, 2019
FOIA to Department of Defense seeking any records collected for the White House Counsel’s Office or any internal agency review related to matters that are the subject of the impeachment inquiry.

Why Trump Has Met the Standard for Obstruction of Congress

December 18, 2019
The power of impeachment exists to check a president who refuses to recognize the constitutional separation of powers.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

News Roundup: Impeachment Report, Border Wall Contracts, and Pompeo’s Meeting with GOP Donors

December 6, 2019
Calling out the administration for failing "to produce a single document" to Congress, the Intelligence Committee's report cited the documents American Oversight obtained through FOIA litigation.

House Committee Impeachment Report References State Department Documents Obtained by American Oversight

December 3, 2019
The House Intelligence Committee released its report on impeachment, citing both the president’s solicitation of foreign election interference and the administration’s obstruction of Congress’s investigation.

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.