Entity: Federal Communications Commission

FCC Commissioner Calls for Trump’s Reelection, Violates Hatch Act

February 23, 2018
In remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC on February 23, Michael O'Rielly, a commissioner on the FCC violated the Hatch Act when he called for the reelection of President Donald Trump while appearing in his official capacity as a federal official. American Oversight is urging the Office of Special Counsel to immediately investigate.

Records From FCC Regarding Network Licenses

January 8, 2018
First production of documents from FCC in response to our FOIA request for FCC communications and documents relating to the issues of President Trump's tweet asking about challenging networks' licenses.

New Documents Weekly Round Up

October 16, 2017
American Oversight's investigations into the Trump administration turn up new documents weekly. These are recently posted records, including documents regarding net neutrality, DOJ's affirmative action investigation, and Trump Organization guidance.

American Oversight Investigates Trump Administration Attacks on Free Press

October 11, 2017
American Oversight launches an investigation into possible attempt by the Trump administration to revoke NBC broadcasting licenses following President Trump's tweeted threat to challenge the broadcast licenses of TV news affiliate stations.

FCC Communications with White House About Net Neutrality

August 18, 2017
Records from the FCC of communications and meetings between FCC officials and White House officials regarding net neutrality.

American Oversight Sues FCC to Obtain Net Neutrality Communications with Industry Groups

July 26, 2017
As the Trump administration moves ahead with plans to end Net Neutrality, American Oversight today sued the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to find out how the telecommunications industry has influenced government regulators.

Complaint: American Oversight v. FCC – Net Neutrality Communications

July 26, 2017
Legal complaint against FCC over American Oversight FOIAs FCC-17-0114 and FCC-17-0115 seeking communications about Net Neutrality.

FOIA Request to FCC Information about ECFS and Management of High Volume of Comments

July 7, 2017
Information about the management of the FCC’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) and the ECFS’ handling of a high volume of comments.