DOJ Confirms Trump Lied in “Wiretap” Tweets

The Department of Justice confirmed in a court filing on Friday evening that neither the DOJ nor the FBI have any records supporting President Trump's tweeted assertion that Trump Tower was "wiretapped."
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Emails Show Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email Account at White House

September 25, 2017
Emails obtained by American Oversight via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that Ivanka Trump used a personal email address to conduct substantive government work as late as March 2017.

Austin Evers Discusses Trump Inaugural Funds on MSNBC

September 18, 2017
American Oversight's Executive Director, Austin Evers, spoke with MSNBC's Ari Melber about President Trump's pledge to donate his surplus inauguration contributions to charity and the importance of holding the administration accountable.

Congress Enters Legal Fight to Block Release of Obamacare Repeal Emails

September 15, 2017
"From the very beginning, health care negotiations between the Trump administration and Congress have taken place in secret, and with talks reportedly starting again, Congress has made it clear that its first priority is to keep the public in the dark.”

Six Months of American Oversight: Key Successes in Holding the Administration Accountable

September 13, 2017
It's been six months since American Oversight launched on March 13, 2017. Here's an overview of the work we've been doing to hold the Trump administration accountable.

“News to Me!” – Inside the Health Care Emails

September 13, 2017
Health care negotiation emails obtained American Oversight appear to show senior White House and Congressional aides joking about "patient centered care" in an Obamacare repeal proposal.

New Lawsuit: Did the FBI Really Advise Sessions to Omit Russian Contacts?

September 12, 2017
On behalf of People For the American Way, American Oversight sued DOJ and FBI over Sessions’ failure to disclose Russian contacts on his security clearance application.

Investigating EPA’s Attacks on a Journalist

September 7, 2017
On September 3, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) personally attacked a reporter from the Associated Press in a press release – citing an article from Breitbart. American Oversight is investigating why the EPA attacked AP reporter Michael Biesecker and whether they colluded with Breitbart to do so.