Topic: Abuse of Power

FOIA to GSA Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding Congressional Oversight

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. General Services Administration for communications with White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding Congressional Oversight

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury for communications with White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

FOIA to EPA Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding Congressional Oversight

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Environmental Protection Agency for communications with White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding Congressional Oversight

July 19, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Justice for communications with White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

American Oversight Sues for Betsy DeVos’ Emails Sent with Personal Account

July 17, 2019
American Oversight is suing the Education Department to force the education secretary to turn over work emails sent from her personal account,
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to DOI Seeking Communications with Outside Organizations Around the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior seeking communications with political and other outside interests regarding President Trump's Fourth of July event.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Communications with the White House Around the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior seeking communications with the Executive Office of the President regarding President Trump's Fourth of July event.

FOIA to NPS Seeking Communications with the White House Regarding the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the National Park Service seeking communications with the Executive Office of the President regarding President Trump's Fourth of July event.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Information Regarding VIP Ticketing to the Salute to America Event

July 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior seeking information regarding ticketing and VIP attendees to President Trump's Fourth of July event.

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Legal Analysis Concerning Attorney General Sessions’ Role In Firing Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

June 28, 2019
The Justice Management Division of the Department of Justice stated that it had no records of legal analysis or recusals related to Attorney General Sessions' role in firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. American Oversight asked for these records to understand whether and to what extent political considerations outweighed ethical and legal principles in the firing of a career, non-political federal employee.