Topic: Campaigns

American Oversight Obtains Attorney General Sessions SF-86 Signature Page

August 1, 2017
American Oversight has obtained and released the page of Attorney General Sessions's security clearance application on which he signed his name below a certification that a "knowing and willful false statement on this form can be punished by fine or imprisonment or both."

Watchdog Group Calls for Hatch Act Investigation of Gorka

July 28, 2017
American Oversight today asked the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to investigate whether White House adviser Sebastian Gorka violated the Hatch Act by posting political tweets from President Trump's recent campaign rally in Ohio.

FOIA Request to DOJ Russian Interference and Appointment of Special Counsel

July 28, 2017
Records reflecting communications between the Office of the Attorney General and the White House regarding the DOJ’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the related appointment of a special counsel.

FOIA Request to DOJ Sessions Recusal

July 28, 2017
Records reflecting communications between the Office of the Attorney General and the White House regarding Attorney General Sessions’s decision to recuse himself from any existing or future investigations of presidential campaigns.

FOIA Request to DOJ Records about Possibility of Removing Mueller

July 28, 2017
Records reflecting communications between the Office of the Deputy Attorney General and the White House regarding the ongoing special counsel investigation and the possibility of removal of Robert Mueller III as special counsel.

Call for OSC Investigation of Pruitt Travel to Oklahoma

July 27, 2017
American Oversight today filed a complaint with the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) requesting an investigation into a report that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has spent thousands of dollars of taxpayer money on frequent travel to his home state of Oklahoma.

American Oversight Calls for Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

July 21, 2017
"Attorney General Sessions knowingly lied to the FBI about his Russian contacts, and he can no longer serve as our nation’s top law enforcement officer."

Campaign Promises & Manufacturing Jobs

July 19, 2017
When both Carrier and Ford announced that they would cancel plans to move jobs overseas, President Trump was quick to take credit. Both companies later reversed course again and stated that they would continue with their outsourcing plans.

DOJ Releases Redacted Page of Sessions’s SF-86 to American Oversight

July 13, 2017
On Thursday morning, DOJ released a single, heavily-redacted page of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s SF-86 security clearance application form to American Oversight following a lawsuit from the watchdog group.

American Oversight Demands Release of Pence-Kobach Commission Records

July 12, 2017
American Oversight today demanded the release of records related President Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).