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Commission Records Show No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud

Secretary Dunlap released his preliminary review of those records, revealing that the PACEI had uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud, directly contrary to statements by the White House and PACEI Vice Chair Kris Kobach.
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Watchdog Asks Court to Unseal 1999 Report on Leaks From Independent Counsel Ken Starr’s Office

August 14, 2018
American Oversight today asked a federal judge to unseal a 1999 report into allegations that Independent Counsel Ken Starr's office – where Judge Brett Kavanaugh then worked – inappropriately leaked confidential information to the press.

Emails Show Political Interference with FOIA and Resistance to Transparency at HUD

August 14, 2018
Documents obtained by American Oversight show that Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials circumvented standard Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) policies to deal with politically-sensitive requests related to the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and complained about inquiries from members of Congress.

New FOIAs Round-Up: Heritage Foundation Influence, Harley Davidson, and Conspiracy Theories at the VA

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American Oversight has submitted over 1,000 FOIAs to hold the Trump administration accountable. What we’ve uncovered has exposed Ben Carson’s family involvement at Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and helped shed light on former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s many ethical scandals that led to his eventual resignation. This is American Oversight's latest round-up of FOIAs.

Commission Records Show No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud

August 3, 2018
Secretary Dunlap released his preliminary review of those records, revealing that the PACEI had uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud, directly contrary to statements by the White House and PACEI Vice Chair Kris Kobach.

NSLDN and American Oversight Sue Education Department for Navient Emails and Records

August 1, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit on behalf of The National Student Legal Defense Network (NSLDN) against the Department of Education (ED) to shed light on its role in aiding Navient, a giant servicer of federal student loans, to defend an enforcement action brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in federal court.

Who is Ryan Zinke Meeting With?

July 27, 2018
We’ve been investigating Secretary Zinke’s leadership at Interior for a year and believe the public has the right to know what he’s up to and who he’s meeting with.

Litigation Update: Fix the Court and American Oversight Secure Production Schedules for Kavanaugh Records

July 26, 2018
Responding to lawsuits filed by American Oversight on behalf of watchdog Fix the Court, the government has agreed to produce records detailing key aspects of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background.

Transparency Advocates Call for Court to Reject Trump Administration Attack on Freedom of Information Act

July 20, 2018
A coalition of transparency advocates today urged a federal court to reject a new effort by the Trump administration to block public access to government documents.

EPA Officials Raised Concerns about Formaldehyde… in Scott Pruitt’s Desk

July 19, 2018
New emails uncovered by American Oversight show EPA employees were concerned about the level of formaldehyde in an ornate desk that Pruitt had sought to purchase for his office.