Entity: White House

Voter Fraud Commission Asked Texas to Highlight Hispanic Surnames in Voter Data

February 6, 2018
Documents uncovered by American Oversight confirm that President Trump's voter fraud commission submitted an order to the Texas Secretary of State requesting a list of all registered voters in the state – and asking for Hispanic surnames to be identified.

Motion for Leave to Issue Subpoena: Dunlap v. PACEI

January 31, 2018
Motion filed by Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap in his lawsuit seeking access to the records of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, on which he served as a member. The motion asks the court to allow Dunlap to issue a preservation subpoena to former Commission vice-chair Kris Kobach to require him to preserve any PACEI documents that may be in his possession.

Documents in Action: Resumes Reveal Industry Connections and Less-Qualified Candidates

January 29, 2018
American Oversight has uncovered the identities, job titles, and resumes of hundreds of political appointees that the Trump administration has installed at cabinet agencies across the government - and that information has been helping journalists investigate and cover the workings of the administration.

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.

American Oversight v. HHS – Sabotage Memo

November 2, 2017
Order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instructing the Department of Health and Human Services to begin producing documents requested by American Oversight at a rate of 400 documents per month. American Oversight had sought records relating to a memo President Trump sent to Congressional Republicans regarding steps to sabotage the Affordable Care Act.

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).