American Oversight Launches State Accountability Project to Expose Government Corruption Across the Country

The first target of investigation is voter suppression in Florida, Georgia and Texas.
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News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

AFGE Union Sues to Protect the Speech Rights of Federal Employees

August 13, 2019
New Hatch Act guidance presumptively restricts federal employees from expressing any opinion on “impeachment” or policy matters if terms like “#resist” or “resistance” are used.

More Examples of Personal Email Use and Heavy-Handed Outside Influence at the VA

August 13, 2019
New documents provide further examples of the influence that outside groups and individuals — including three members of Mar-a-Lago resort — have exerted on the nation’s veterans policy.

News Roundup: Investigating the Administration’s Response to Domestic Terrorism

August 9, 2019
American Oversight has been investigating the administration’s response to domestic terrorism and acts of violence.

New Lawsuit in Investigation of Trump Administration’s Cuts to Funding for Combating Domestic Terrorism

August 8, 2019
Today, American Oversight sued DHS for the calendars and emails of Trump appointee Katharine Gorka to learn whether her ties to anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups have influenced federal policy.

Lawsuit Seeks Records of Trump Associates’ Influence on Housing Policy

August 7, 2019
We're suing in our investigation of whether real-estate developers Tom Barrack, Richard LeFrak and Steven Roth have been using their ties to the president to influence federal housing policy.

News Roundup: “Remain in Mexico,” New Lawsuits, and Trump’s Friend Tom Barrack

August 2, 2019
Documents we uncovered show that a question asking asylum-seekers whether they had fear of being returned to Mexico was scrapped before the new Remain in Mexico policy was finalized.

New Lawsuit in Investigation of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s Use of Military Transport

August 1, 2019
We want to know whether the president’s daughter and son-in-law habitually invited Steven Mnuchin on trips so that they could travel on Air Force planes.

American Oversight Sues Justice Department over Brooklyn Jail’s Inhumane Winter Conditions

July 30, 2019
The lawsuit is the latest in an effort to reveal what actions officials took — or failed to take — during the prolonged power and heat outage earlier this year.