Investigations Into Ethics & Conflicts

In less than one term, President Trump has appointed more lobbyists to his cabinet than his predecessors did in two. Federal agencies are stocked with officials regulating the very industries they previously worked for, from fossil fuels to student loans. Meanwhile, the president, who refused to financially divest from his business, has continued to profit off his office.

Defund Trump

President Trump has refused to divest himself of his business interests, creating clear conflicts of interest and breaking decades of practice by his predecessors. There is no official public accounting…

Wilbur Ross’s Web of Financial Conflicts

American Oversight has been investigating Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s complicated maze of finances, identifying a number of serious ethics issues related to the billionaire’s failure to divest certain assets and…

Trump’s Interference in the FBI Headquarters Relocation Plan

A plan to relocate the FBI headquarters to the Washington, D.C., suburbs was surprisingly scrapped in favor of the far costlier option of rebuilding at its existing site — which…