Topic: Congressional Investigations

Republicans’ Threats to Boycott Congressional Investigation Jeopardize Their Own Credibility — Not the Investigation’s

January 19, 2019
Oversight’s return with the new Congress is one of the most important developments of 2019, but House Republicans are already threatening to abdicate their share of the responsibility.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

News Roundup: Two Troubling Inspector General Reports

January 18, 2019
When it comes to hearing from its own investigators, it wasn’t a very good week for the administration.
San Ysidro

Investigating Trump’s Failed Response to Hurricanes in Puerto Rico

January 17, 2019
“If the Trump administration were deliberately choking off relief funds to Puerto Rico, there’s going to be a paper trail, and we’re going to expose the truth.”
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló, U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump

Acting AG Whitaker Can’t Avoid Congress Much Longer

January 10, 2019
Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler sent a letter to Acting AG Matthew Whitaker telling him he must testify before the committee by January 29 — or face a subpoena.

News Roundup: New Year, New Congress, More Oversight

January 4, 2019
The new House majority is poised to aggressively investigate all the administration’s scandals that have piled up over the past two years.

Amplifying Oversight in 2019 — Starting Today

January 3, 2019
The new Congress is sworn in today, and American Oversight is ready.

New Lawsuit Seeks Details of White House, Trump Organization Involvement in FBI Headquarters Decision

October 23, 2018
American Oversight today filed a suite of lawsuits to uncover the role that President Trump and the Trump Organization played in reversing a long-time plan to relocate the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters outside of Washington, DC. In its current location at the J. Edgar Hoover building, FBI headquarters sits a block away from the Trump International Hotel.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA – FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

October 23, 2018
Lawsuit filed on behalf of American Oversight against GSA seeking communications regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

October 23, 2018
Lawsuit filed on behalf of American Oversight against DOJ seeking communications regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project.

Complaint: American Oversight v. FBI – FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

October 23, 2018
Lawsuit filed on behalf of American Oversight against the FBI seeking communications regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project.