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News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

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 to the FEC Seeking Communications Between Commissioner Hunter and Election Activists

March 26, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) seeking communications between Commissioner Caroline Hunter and individuals and groups involved in election activism.

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.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with the Trump Organization

March 24, 2020
FOIA to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeking communications with the Trump Organization.

USDA Records of Secretary Perdue’s Emails Sent to Non-Government Email Addresses

March 20, 2020
Records of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s sent communications to non-government email addresses. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on Perdue’s actions and communications during his tenure as secretary. These records contain communications with Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her husband Jeffrey Sprecher, with former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, and with Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky before his appointment to the agency.

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.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

No Records Response from DOJ Civil Rights Division Regarding Emails with Stephen Miller

March 19, 2020
The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.