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News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA Request to USDA Seeking Ethics Documents and Communications for Devon Westhill

March 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking the resume and ethics documents for Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights Devon Westhill, as well as communications with think tanks.

FOIA Request to DOL Seeking Ethics Documents and Communications for Devon Westhill

March 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Labor seeking the resume and ethics documents for former official Devon Westhill, as well as communications with think tanks.

FOIA to DHS Requesting Colton Overcash’s Resume and Ethics Documents

March 25, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking the resume and ethics documents of Senior Advisor Colton Overcash.

FOIA to DHS Requesting Colton Overcash’s External Communications

March 25, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking external communications sent by Senior Advisor Colton Overcash.

We Cannot Let Trump Use a National Emergency to Get Rich and Ignore the Constitution

March 24, 2020
Trump's entire presidency has provided example after example of his own financial enrichment and political interests superseding the public good and the U.S. Constitution.

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

Three Years of American Oversight

March 19, 2020
These are anxious and uncertain times. But as American Oversight marks its third anniversary, our work to expose corruption, self-dealing and other misconduct continues.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with State Attorneys General Regarding Anti-Impeachment Letter

March 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking email communications with state attorneys general regarding a letter signed by Republican state Attorneys General urging the Senate to acquit during the impeachment process.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with the White House Regarding State AG’s Anti-Impeachment Letter

March 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking email communications with the White House regarding a letter sent by Republican state attorneys general urging the Senate to acquit during the impeachment process.