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News Roundup: There’s a Memo for That

February 4, 2022
In recent weeks, we’ve seen even more clearly how much the focus of the election-overturning efforts was on the Jan. 6 Electoral College certification. Recently unearthed memos support that conclusion.

News Roundup: Cyber Ninjas CEO Sits for Deposition, Justice Department Investigating Fake Electors

January 28, 2022
The fake electoral certificates, copies of which were first uncovered by American Oversight last year, have remained a focus of efforts to unravel the full extent of the plot to subvert the 2020 election.

News Roundup: Demands for Accountability in Fake-Electors Plot

January 21, 2022
The brazen scheme to subvert the 2020 vote by having pro-Trump electors submit false electoral certificates — which American Oversight obtained through FOIA — has heightened demands for accountability.

News Roundup: What We’ve Learned This Year

December 23, 2021
From the disturbing violence of Jan. 6 to the ongoing efforts to restrict voting and cast doubt on the integrity of the 2020 election, 2021 has shown us just how fragile our democracy is.

Covid-19 Oversight News: The Omicron Variant, Trump’s Positive Covid Test

December 6, 2021
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Covid-19 Oversight News: Trump Administration Political Interference in Pandemic Response, Boosters Approved for All Adults

November 22, 2021
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American Oversight v. DHS — Records Concerning Deaths of Detainees in Federal Custody

November 16, 2021
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement seeking the release of records concerning deaths of detainees held in federal immigration custody, including mortality reviews and health care and security compliance analyses.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Vaccines for Young Children, Mandates for Workers, and Trump’s Failed Response

November 8, 2021
American Oversight’s Covid-19 Oversight Hub provides news and policy resources to help you keep track of investigations into the government’s pandemic response. The project brings together a public documents database, an oversight tracker of important ongoing investigations and litigation, regular news updates, and deeper dives into key issues.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Vaccine Boosters, Pfizer’s Contracts, and Trump’s Politicized Pandemic Food Box Program

October 26, 2021
American Oversight’s Covid-19 Oversight Hub provides news and policy resources to help you keep track of investigations into the government’s pandemic response. The project brings together a public documents database, an oversight tracker of important ongoing investigations and litigation, regular news updates, and deeper dives into key issues.  

FOIA to DOL Seeking OSHA Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

October 21, 2021
FOIA request to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration seeking communications between top officials and representatives of the meat industry or affiliated trade associations.