Entity: White House

American Oversight Calls on National Archives to Recover Voter Fraud Commission Documents from Kobach, Other Former Commissioners

January 18, 2018
American Oversight today called on the Archivist of the United States to take legal action to prevent the former vice chair of President Trump's voter fraud commission and other former commissioners from concealing or destroying records relating to the work of the now-disbanded presidential panel.

Statement: Trump Dissolves Pence-Kobach Voter Fraud Commission

January 3, 2018
American Oversight has represented Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, a member of the election commission, in an ongoing lawsuit to enforce his rights as a commissioner. On December 22, a federal judge ruled that Dunlap could not be excluded from participating in the commission's work.

Court Rules Dunlap has Right to Participate in Election Commission

December 22, 2017
A federal judge ruled that Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap cannot be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) on which he serves as a member.

Watchdog Group Calls for Hatch Act Investigation of Gorka

July 28, 2017
American Oversight today asked the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to investigate whether White House adviser Sebastian Gorka violated the Hatch Act by posting political tweets from President Trump's recent campaign rally in Ohio.

American Oversight Sues HHS and OMB For Secret Trump Letter Outlining Plan to Weaken Obamacare

July 20, 2017
With the Trump administration’s health care reform efforts stalled yet again, American Oversight today sued to force the release of a March letter from President Trump to House Republicans detailing potential administrative options he could use to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

American Oversight Sues DOJ for Release of Trump Tower Wiretap Records, Russia Investigation Documents

April 19, 2017
American Oversight today sued the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the release of records related to any wiretaps of Trump Tower and for other documents related to the investigation of the Trump campaign’s connections with Russia.

Statement on White House Decision to Keep Visitor Logs Secret

April 14, 2017
“The president doesn’t own the White House — it’s the people’s house and the American public deserves to know who is doing business there."

Broad Coalition of Transparency Advocates Call for White House to Release Visitor Logs

April 14, 2017
Following the news that the White House plans to break with existing policy and refuse to release visitor logs to the public, the American Civil Liberties Union, American Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Every Voice, Public Citizen, the Sunlight Foundation, and United to Protect Democracy issued a joint letter calling for that decision to be reversed.