Topic: Campaigns

Covid-19 Oversight News: Trump’s Florida Rally, New FDA Vaccine Guidelines, and Covid-19 in Detention Centers

October 13, 2020
For the latest news on the pandemic, as well as updates on various oversight investigations, sign up for our weekly Covid-19 Oversight News email.

News Roundup: White Nationalism, Voter Suppression, and Trump’s Taxes

October 1, 2020
We’ve known about the administration’s cozy relationship with white nationalists, and that fear-mongering over “voter fraud” was a deterrent to voting. But this week’s news still drove those points home.

Investigations Update: New Kentucky Voter Fraud Task Force Lawsuit, and Our Supreme Court Short List Investigation

September 23, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees, the CDC’s removal of updated Covid-19 guidelines, and foreign interference in U.S. elections.

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Emails and Directives

September 21, 2020
The lawsuit is the latest in our investigation into whether and to what extent political interference at the post office has undermined trust in absentee voting.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.

At Senate Hearing, Surgeon General Denies Politicization in Vaccine Process

September 9, 2020
During a Senate hearing, the NIH director and the U.S. surgeon general faced questions about rising concerns that vaccine development is being politicized by the president’s aggressive timeline. 

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

Who Really Cares About the Hatch Act? Lots of People — and You Should, Too

August 29, 2020
People may not know what the Hatch Act is by name, but they know that it’s wrong for partisanship to dictate who gets to be a citizen or what qualifies as the national diplomatic interest.

News Roundup: The Rules That (Don’t) Apply

August 27, 2020
There are the rules followed by President Trump and those closest to him, and then there are the rules that apply to everyone else.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.