Topic: Campaigns

Dunlap Motion For a Temporary Restraining Order

January 9, 2018
Filing in Dunlap lawsuit for a temporary restraining order (TRO) to preserve his access to information and documents related to the now-defunct Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) and to bar the commission from transferring its findings to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Maine Secretary of State Dunlap Election Commission Lawsuit

November 16, 2017
Update: Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap filed for a preliminary injunction in his lawsuit to enforce his right to access key documents and information as a member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Dunlap is represented by nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight and the law firm of Patterson Belknap, based in New York City.

Austin Evers Discusses Trump Inaugural Funds on MSNBC

September 18, 2017
American Oversight's Executive Director, Austin Evers, spoke with MSNBC's Ari Melber about President Trump's pledge to donate his surplus inauguration contributions to charity and the importance of holding the administration accountable.

DOJ Confirms Trump Lied in “Wiretap” Tweets

September 2, 2017
The Department of Justice confirmed in a court filing on Friday evening that neither the DOJ nor the FBI have any records supporting President Trump's tweeted assertion that Trump Tower was "wiretapped."

DOJ Motion for Summary Judgment – Wiretapping Lawsuit

September 1, 2017
Motion for summary judgment filed by the DOJ in American Oversight's FOIA lawsuit seeking records of wiretaps of Trump Tower. In the motion, DOJ confirms that no records exist to confirm President Trump's tweets alleging that he was "wiretapped" by former President Obama.

DOJ Internal Communications Regarding AG Session’s Recusal

August 11, 2017
Responded August 11, 2017 - Internal communications from Department of Justice regarding Attorney General Jeff Session's recusal from matters relating to the campaigns for the President of the United States (DOJ-17-0003)