American Oversight obtained email communications from the Department of Housing and Urban Development discussing FOIA requests with former Trump aide turned HUD senior official Lynne Patton, in which Patton stated that American Oversight needs to "get a life."
Friday's hearing in the House Judiciary Committee could set up a showdown over executive privilege. American Oversight's legal team breaks down the reasons Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker may not be able to properly assert executive privilege to avoid answering certain questions.
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to find out whether outside groups or individuals have influenced the agency’s shifting priorities in the enforcement of civil rights protections.