Topic: Congress

American Oversight Sues HHS and OMB For Secret Trump Letter Outlining Plan to Weaken Obamacare

July 20, 2017
With the Trump administration’s health care reform efforts stalled yet again, American Oversight today sued to force the release of a March letter from President Trump to House Republicans detailing potential administrative options he could use to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Complaint: American Oversight v. HHS and OMB – Sabotage Memo

July 20, 2017
Complaint against HHS and OMB seeking copy of any memo sent from the administration to Congressional Republicans regarding potential regulatory actions related to the Affordable Care Act. Concerns FOIAs HHS-17-0133 and HHS-17-0134.

Investigation of Trump Administration Actions and the AT&T-Time Warner Merger

July 11, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today called on Congressional leaders to investigate the Trump administration’s handling of the proposed merger between Time Warner and AT&T.

No Records Response from DOI Regarding Government Studies of Pesticides

July 6, 2017
The Department of Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications regarding government studies of certain pesticides.

FOIA Request to Treasury Department Communications with Governors Associations

June 28, 2017
Communications between senior officials and the Republican Governors Association, the Democratic Governors Association, or the National Governors Association.

FOIA Request to OMB Communications with Governors Associations

June 28, 2017
Communications between senior officials and the Republican Governors Association, the Democratic Governors Association, or the National Governors Association.

FOIA Request to HHS Communications with Governors Associations

June 28, 2017
Communications between senior officials and the Republican Governors Association, the Democratic Governors Association, or the National Governors Association.

FOIA Request to OMB Communications with House Office of General Counsel

June 28, 2017
Communication between senior OMB officials and David Rivkin, Bill Burck, Jonathan Turley, or anyone in the U.S. House of Representatives Office of General Counsel.

FOIA Request to HHS Seeking Communications with House Office of General Counsel

June 28, 2017
FOIA to HHS seeking communications between senior HHS officials and David Rivkin, Bill Burck, Jonathan Turley, or anyone in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Office of General Counsel.

FOIA Request to Department of Commerce Government Studies of Pesticides

June 22, 2017
Communications regarding government studies of certain pesticides.