Case Number: 19-435

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

New Lawsuit Seeks HHS Communications with Anti-Abortion Groups

February 21, 2019
American Oversight sued the Department of Health and Human Services to shed light on the influence that anti-abortion groups, including Alliance Defending Freedom, the Center for Medical Progress, Americans United for Life, the Heritage Foundation, the Family Research Council have had on agency policy.

Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS – Anti-Abortion Influence

February 21, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against HHS seeking communications between HHS senior officials and anti-abortion groups to determine if the groups are influencing policy.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Justin Butterfield Communications

August 30, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications between Justin Butterfield and a series of outside entities, including Alliance Defending Freedom, Center for Medical Progress, The Heritage Foundation, Americans United for Life, among others.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Justin Butterfield Calendar Entries

August 30, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking records of calendar entries containing meetings with Justin Butterfield.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Communications Between HHS Officials and Anti-Choice/Religious Organizations

August 28, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications between HHS officials and a series of outside entities, including Alliance Defending Freedom, Center for Medical Progress, The Heritage Foundation, Americans United for Life, among others.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Calendar Entries for Senior Appointees

August 28, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking calendar entries for senior appointees including Roger Severino, T. March Bell, Maya Noronha, Louis Brown, or Arina Grossu.