Entity: White House

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.

Analysis: Anti-Lobbying Act & Dan Scavino

March 30, 2017
American Oversight is dedicated to accountability and ethics in government. That means investigating and calling out misconduct whenever we see it—but as a recent dustup demonstrated, not everything that seems scandalous at first is actually illegal. Or to put it another way, instant reactions on Twitter may not always be the best arbiter of the law.

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.