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News June 23, 2017

Francisco & the Travel Ban: What We Learned from the DOJ Documents

In early February, Acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco was working at the Department of Justice helping to defend President Trump’s travel ban policy from various… Read More

News June 22, 2017

American Oversight and Environmental Working Group Challenge EPA Over Failure to Release Pesticide Records

Lawsuit Follows Decision by Pruitt to Permit Use of Potentially Dangerous Neurotoxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos Against Recommendations of EPA Scientists Washington, DC – American Oversight… Read More

News June 16, 2017

Watchdog Group Files Lawsuit on Trump Border Wall

Lawsuit Filed on Second Anniversary of Border Wall Announcement Seeks Release of Documents and Communications Related to Wall’s Construction and Impact Washington, DC – Non-partisan… Read More

News June 7, 2017

Statement on the Release of Lobbyist Ethics Waivers

Washington, DC – The Office of Government Ethics today released ethics waivers from Trump administration appointees, documenting numerous potential conflicts of interest based on… Read More

News May 31, 2017

Investigation of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s Apparent Presence at ExxonMobil Deal Signing

Secretary Tillerson May Have Violated Ethics Agreement by Appearing at Signing Ceremony During Trip to Saudi Arabia Washington, DC – Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight is… Read More

News May 24, 2017

After American Oversight Lawsuit, DOJ Confirms that Sessions Lied about Russian Contacts

DOJ Was Ordered to Appear in Court on June 12 to Defend Case Seeking Sessions’s SF-86 Washington, DC — Hours after a federal judge ordered… Read More

News May 22, 2017

Watchdog Sues to Force Release of Ethics Waivers from Eight Trump Administration Agencies

American Oversight Also Files New FOIAs for Records Requested by Office of Government Ethics Washington, DC – Amid news reports that the Trump administration is… Read More

News May 17, 2017

Watchdog Files Lawsuit to Obtain Ivanka Trump’s Emails

Ms. Trump’s Decision to Advise Administration while Refusing to Become an Employee Makes her Subject to FOIA Washington, DC — For weeks at the start… Read More

News May 16, 2017

American Oversight Demands Release of Comey-Trump Memos

Following yesterday’s startling disclosure of direct interference by President Trump in an ongoing investigation of his administration, American Oversight is seeking records of any attempts by… Read More

News May 12, 2017

Letter to Burr and Warner: Senate Should Request Trump-Comey Tapes

American Oversight sent a letter to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chairman Mark Warner urging them to request any recordings of conversations… Read More

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