Entity: White House

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Emails and Directives

September 21, 2020
The lawsuit is the latest in our investigation into whether and to what extent political interference at the post office has undermined trust in absentee voting.

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

News Roundup: A White House At War with the People

August 13, 2020
Documents show the Secret Service requested a helicopter and surveillance drone support in early June to help secure the White House amid protests against police brutality.

Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s ‘Absolute Immunity’ Claims

July 9, 2020
The president is not above the law.
United States Supreme Court Building

We Cannot Let Trump Use a National Emergency to Get Rich and Ignore the Constitution

March 24, 2020
Trump's entire presidency has provided example after example of his own financial enrichment and political interests superseding the public good and the U.S. Constitution.

American Oversight Sues Trump, Kushner for Transparency in Clemency Process

March 12, 2020
The public has the right to see records from the Jared Kushner-led clemency task force.

See the 2017 Resume of the College Senior Hired as Top Official in White House Personnel Office

February 26, 2020
Trump's purge has apparently left enough room for the White House to hire a college senior as a top official in the Presidential Personnel Office. 

Why Obstruction of Congressional Investigations Could Be Grounds for Impeachment

September 27, 2019
In the past, Congress has cited obstruction of oversight as a basis for impeaching a president.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)