Entity: HHS - Food and Drug Administration

New Documents Show CDC Officials Dealing with Early Covid Testing Problems

April 29, 2021
American Oversight obtained more than 2,000 pages of documents from the early months of the pandemic that illustrate the CDC’s struggles to create and implement reliable Covid-19 testing.

FDA Communications with White House Officials Involved in Federal Covid-19 Response

March 29, 2021
Records from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in response to American Oversight's request for all email communications between agency and White House officials involved in the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. These records include communications and calendar entries reflecting contact between FDA and White House officials from March to April 2020.

Investigations Update: Texas Energy Crisis, Covid-19 in Poultry Plants, and New Legislation in Missouri

February 23, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the recent power outage in Texas, industry influence over the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, and Missouri legislation that protects drivers who hit protesters with their cars.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Emily Miller’s Calendars

February 16, 2021
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking the calendars of Emily Miller, former assistant commissioner for media affairs.

American Oversight Expands Lawsuit for HHS Officials’ Pandemic-Related Text Messages

February 8, 2021
American Oversight filed an amended complaint against HHS to compel the release of text messages sent or received by senior officials involved in the Trump administration’s Covid-19 response.

Amended Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS, FDA, CDC, and CMS – High-Ranking Officials’ Text Messages Related to Covid-19

February 8, 2021
An amended complaint filed by American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking the release of high-ranking officials’ text messages related to Covid-19. The original complaint was filed Nov. 13, 2020.

News Roundup: Accountability, Not Complicity

January 29, 2021
Despite a range of executive actions meant to undo some of the worst damage, it’s clear that the previous president’s brand of destructive politics is an ongoing threat to the country.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Vaccine Confusion, Birx and Fauci Interviews, and Biden’s Executive Actions

January 25, 2021
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Covid-19 at the Capitol and Vaccine Confusion in the States

January 11, 2021
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

Investigations Update: Voting Rights in Georgia, Trump Loyalists at the Pentagon, and Giuliani’s Dubious Investigations

December 22, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into voter-roll purge attempts in Georgia, the White House’s Defense Department politicization, and vaccine-related pressure on the FDA