Topic: Abuse of Power

Emails Show Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email Account at White House

September 25, 2017
Emails obtained by American Oversight via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that Ivanka Trump used a personal email address to conduct substantive government work as late as March 2017.

Did our government spend big bucks to install Big Buck Hunter? We’re going to find out.

September 21, 2017
On September 19, 2017, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke posted several tweets that he installed the arcade video game “Big Buck Hunter” in the Department of Interior’s cafeteria. Zinke has posted several tweets since describing the game and included images of himself playing the game during work hours.

American Oversight Launches Investigation into Secretary Price’s Use of Private Jets for Official Travel

September 20, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight launched an investigation following reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price spent tens of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money on a series of private jet flights over a three day stretch in September.