FOIA Number: DOI-NPS-18-0858

Ryan Zinke’s ‘Deep State’ Speech Ignores the Multiple Ethics Investigations He Faced As Interior Secretary

January 12, 2023
Zinke faced numerous ethical investigations during his time in the Trump administration, many of which were also investigated by American Oversight.

NPS Records Regarding Private Tours Arranged for Political Appointees

May 28, 2020
National Park Service records in response to our request seeking information about non-public tours of national park sites arranged for senior political appointees.

News Roundup: Impeachment Votes and Sonny Perdue’s Georgia Connections

November 1, 2019
As the impeachment inquiry gears up for its more public phase, American Oversight is continuing to look into ethics and influence issues at agencies like the Department of Agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

In the Documents: Interior Department Officials Arranging VIP Tours for Trump Administration Figures and Allies

October 31, 2019
Documents uncovered by American Oversight reveal new instances in which the line between extending courtesies to notable figures and abusing agency privileges may have been crossed.

FOIA to NPS Regarding VIP Tours of National Parks

November 19, 2018
FOIA to NPS seeking records related to private tours of National Park Service sites.