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News April 26, 2017

American Oversight Seeks Release of FCC Net Neutrality Communications

Washington, DC – Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today opened an investigation into FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back the net neutrality… Read More

News April 25, 2017

American Oversight Files IG Complaint over State Department Promotion of Mar-A-Lago

Washington, DC – Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today filed a complaint with the State Department’s Inspector General and the Office of Government Ethics after discovering… Read More

News April 19, 2017

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

Lawsuits Focus on President Trump’s Wiretap Claims, Sessions’ Foreign Contacts & Priebus-FBI Communications American Oversight, a non-partisan ethics watchdog group, today sued the U.S. Department… Read More

News April 14, 2017

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

Washington, DC – Following the news that the White House plans to break with existing policy and refuse to release visitor logs to the public, the American… Read More

News April 14, 2017

Statement on White House Decision to Keep Visitor Logs Secret

Washington, DC – Earlier today, TIME’s Zeke Miller published a report that the Trump White House will break with the precedent set by the Obama… Read More

News April 12, 2017

American Oversight and Environmental Working Group Demand Release of Pruitt Communications with Pesticide Industry

Freedom of Information Act Requests seek Records of EPA Decision to Reject Ban on Chlorpyrifos Washington, DC – American Oversight and the Environmental… Read More

News April 11, 2017

Letter to Attorney General Sessions on Politicizing the DOJ

American Oversight and a number of other organizations dedicated to ethics and accountability in government have called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ensure that hiring… Read More

News April 7, 2017

Updated: American Oversight Investigates DHS Attempt to Stifle Online Criticism

Update: April 7, 2017 The government has indicated that it will drop the attempt to force Twitter to reveal the identity of an… Read More

News April 4, 2017

10 Questions about the Border Wall that Deserve Big, Beautiful Answers

President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has raised a lot of questions since he began talking about it at campaign rallies nearly two… Read More

News March 30, 2017

Anti-Lobbying Act

Did a recent tweet from Dan Scavino Jr.—assistant to the president and director of social media—run afoul of the law? Read More

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