Entity: HHS - Food and Drug Administration

At Senate Hearing, Surgeon General Denies Politicization in Vaccine Process

September 9, 2020
During a Senate hearing, the NIH director and the U.S. surgeon general faced questions about rising concerns that vaccine development is being politicized by the president’s aggressive timeline. 

Investigations Update: Pompeo’s RNC Speech, DeJoy’s Calendars, and Kentucky’s Voter Fraud Task Force

September 9, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Pompeo’s unprecedented convention appearance, the cost of Chad Wolf’s July trip to Portland, and more.

Covid-19 Oversight News: The Administration’s Vaccine Timeline, PPP Loan Fraud, and Coronavirus Task Force Reports

September 8, 2020
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.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Text Messages of Leadership Related to Coronavirus

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking text messages of FDA leaders regarding the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Complaints Regarding Politicization of Federal Coronavirus Response

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking any employee questions, complaints, or concerns submitted to FDA ethics officials regarding politicization of the federal coronavirus response.

News Roundup: The Rules That (Don’t) Apply

August 27, 2020
There are the rules followed by President Trump and those closest to him, and then there are the rules that apply to everyone else.

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Communications with Leadership of Operation Warp Speed

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Food and Drug Administration seeking communications with the leadership of Operation Warp Speed. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the administration’s approach to developing, reviewing, and distributing vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

No Records Response from HHS for Communications Regarding Self-Managed Abortion

July 28, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications regarding self-managed abortion.