Entity: Congress

We Cannot Let Trump Use a National Emergency to Get Rich and Ignore the Constitution

March 24, 2020
Trump's entire presidency has provided example after example of his own financial enrichment and political interests superseding the public good and the U.S. Constitution.

The Ukraine Investigation’s Unanswered Questions

February 11, 2020
What did top cabinet officials and key members of Congress know about the president’s scheme?

Statement on Senate Impeachment Vote: Oversight Must and Will Continue

February 5, 2020
Congress and the public have a long list of open questions that deserve to be answered.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

News Roundup: Beyond Impeachment — The Investigations Continue

December 20, 2019
There's plenty to investigate as we approach the end of 2019 — Ukraine-related and otherwise.

Why Trump Has Met the Standard for Obstruction of Congress

December 18, 2019
The power of impeachment exists to check a president who refuses to recognize the constitutional separation of powers.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

What We Learned from the Yovanovitch and McKinley Transcripts

November 7, 2019
We read between the lines of Yovanovitch and McKinley's testimony — here are eight takeaways and clues about documents that we're using in our ongoing investigation.

Why Obstruction of Congressional Investigations Could Be Grounds for Impeachment

September 27, 2019
In the past, Congress has cited obstruction of oversight as a basis for impeaching a president.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

American Oversight Statement on Impeachment Inquiry

September 25, 2019
An impeachment investigation is absolutely warranted in light of the extraordinary allegations about President Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

More Evidence of Chao’s Preferential Treatment of Kentucky-Specific Requests

June 17, 2019
American Oversight has uncovered documents bolstering reports of coordination between the office of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the office of Senator Mitch McConnell.