Entity: Office of Government Ethics

American Oversight Statement on Resignation of OGE Director Shaub

July 6, 2017
"Faced with the White House's unprecedented disregard for ethical rules and precedents, Director Shaub fought to enforce the law and the public has been fortunate he was at the helm during this challenging period."

OGE Communications Between Appointed and Nominated Officials

June 20, 2017
Obtained through FOIA by American Oversight on June 20, 2017. Response to FOIA request (OGE-17-0005) for records of communications between OGE and individuals nominated/appointed, or anticipated to be nominated/appointed, by President Trump for Senate-confirmed positions in the federal government or positions in the Executive Office of the President in the White House, respectively.

CFTC-OGE Response to FOIA Request for Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

June 15, 2017
The Office of Government Ethics response (re: the Commodity Futures Trading Commission) to American Oversight's FOIA request (MULTI-17-0156-0179) for ethics waivers provided to political appointees; records regarding the Office of Government Ethics request for information.

Letter to Senator Grassley: Renew Leadership on Ethics and Transparency

May 5, 2017
American Oversight sent a letter this week to Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, calling on him to ensure that ethics waivers given to Trump administration officials are released to the public.

American Oversight Calls for Investigation of Mnuchin for “Batman” Promotion

March 24, 2017
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may have violated federal ethics rules when he used his taxpayer-funded position to promote his own commercial interests – and American Oversight has called for an investigation.

American Oversight Calls on Congress to Investigate Trump Aide’s Reported Ties to Nazi Group

March 17, 2017
American Oversight today called on Congress to open a formal investigation into reports that a senior advisor to President Donald Trump may be a member of a Nazi-affiliated organization.

FOIA Request to OGE for Communications with Individuals Expected to Serve in the Trump Administration

March 8, 2017
FOIA to OGE seeking communications between OGE and individuals appointed, nominated, or expected to be nominated to serve in the administration.