Entity: Office of Government Ethics

OSC Opens Whitaker Case File in Response to American Oversight Request

November 21, 2018
Update: The Office of Special Counsel has opened a case file in response to American Oversight's call for an investigation into Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's potential Hatch Act violations. American Oversight wrote to multiple federal offices requesting investigations of Whitaker.

Letter to OGE Calling for Investigation of Matt Whitaker Financial Disclosures

November 21, 2018
Letter from American Oversight to the Office of Government Ethics calling for an investigation into Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s apparent failure to disclose a significant asset - an outstanding loan of nearly $50,000 made to his former Senate campaign - on his Form 278 financial disclosures.

Acting AG Whitaker’s Financial Disclosure Forms Released

November 20, 2018
On Tuesday, American Oversight obtained and posted Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s financial disclosure forms after we demanded the release of the forms last week.

Acting Attorney General Whitaker’s Form 278

November 20, 2018
Acting Attorney General Whitaker's Annual Form 278 and New Entrant Form 278, which was released following American Oversight's letter demanding the release of Whitaker's financial disclosures.

Letter to OGE Regarding Matthew Whitaker’s Lack of Public Financial Disclosures

November 16, 2018
Letter from American Oversight to the Office of Government Ethics regarding DOJ's failure to share Acting Attorney General Whitaker's financial disclosures with the public

OGE 2017 Communications About Trump Cabinet Member Ethics Agreements – Labor

September 24, 2018
Office of Government Ethics records of communications about ethics agreements for appointees at the Department of Labor.

OGE Communications About Trump Cabinet Member Ethics Agreements

September 20, 2018
Office of Government Ethics records of communications about ethics agreements signed by Elaine Chao, John Kelly, David Shulkin, and Mick Mulvaney.

OGE Communications Regarding Jeff Sessions

July 26, 2018
Records of communications between OGE officials, including former Director of the OGE Walter Shaub, and officials at the Department of Justice regarding Jeff Sessions.

FOIA to OGE Regarding Jeff Sessions

July 11, 2018
FOIA to OGE seeking communications with Walter Shaub and other OGE employees regarding Jeff Sessions.

No Records Response from OGE Regarding Use of Trump Properties

July 10, 2018
No records response from OGE to our request for guidance given to appointees on staying at Trump-owned and Trump Organization properties. (OGE-17-0251)