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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 to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Texts with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s text messages with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Emails with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s emails with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

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.

CDC Calendars from 2018 and 2019: Pandemic-Related Briefings and Meetings

March 23, 2020
American Oversight has published more than 11,000 pages of calendar records from CDC Director Robert Redfield covering March 2018 to March 2019. 

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.

Energy Department Releases Records from Rick Perry’s May 2019 Trip to Ukraine

March 16, 2020
The Department of Energy released 83 pages of records in response to our lawsuit for travel records from former Secretary Perry's May 2019 trip to Ukraine.

No Records Response from ODNI Regarding Ethics Documents and Resumes of Richard Grenell or Kash Patel

March 16, 2020
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) stated that it did not have any records response to American Oversight's request for ethics documents and resumes of acting DNI Richard Grenell and adviser Kash Patel.

No Records Response from ODNI Regarding SF-86 Documents for Richard Grenell

March 16, 2020
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) stated that it had no records in response to American Oversight's request for SF-86 of Richard Grenell, Ambassador to Germany and Acting Director of National Intelligence.