Entity: King County - Washington

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

News Roundup: Miracle Drugs and Trump’s Alternate Reality

April 24, 2020
Trump has seemingly failed to learn that no amount of political spin can minimize his administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

‘We Are Flying Blind’: Health Officials’ Late February Emails Show Rising Coronavirus Concerns

March 30, 2020
New emails show senior health officials were increasingly alarmed about coronavirus in late February, even as Trump and others were publicly downplaying the threat.

King County, Washington, Communications with Federal Entities Regarding the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 27, 2020
Communications from King County, Washington, in response to American Oversight's request for records of communications with the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning the coronavirus outbreak.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.

Request to King County Washington Seeking Communications with the White House, CDC, or HHS

March 5, 2020
Request to King County, Washington, seeking communications with the White House, the Department of Health and Human Services, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in light of the coronavirus outbreak.