Topic: Consumer and Worker Protections

Records from CFPB Regarding Communications with Eric Blankenstein

December 21, 2020
Records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau following a lawsuit for Eric Blankenstein's communications with senior officials. These records were sought by American Oversight on behalf of Allied Progress.

News Roundup: A Litany of Failures

December 10, 2020
The past nine months have seen their share of difficult, frustrating, and even infuriating news. But the past week has aptly captured the administration’s failure to control the pandemic, and the tragic results of that failure, as few previous weeks have.

NASA Emails Regarding Diversity Training Directives

November 17, 2020
Emails produced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in response to American Oversight's request for records concerning the implementation of President Trump's executive order and guidance from the Office of Management and Budget federal employees, contractors, and grantees from offering specific diversity and inclusion training.

USTR Emails Regarding Diversity and Inclusion Training

November 12, 2020
Email produced by the Office of the United States Trade Representative in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the implementation of an executive order and related guidance from the Office of Management and Budget banning federal employees, contractors, and grantees from offering specific diversity and inclusion training.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Regarding Cessation of Diversity and Inclusion Trainings

October 27, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records identifying which programs or contracts have been canceled pursuant to President Trump’s executive order and related guidance from the Office of Management and Budget banning federal employees, contractors, and grantees from offering specific diversity and inclusion training.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Regarding Cessation of Diversity and Inclusion Trainings

October 27, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking directives regarding the implementation of President Trump’s executive order and related guidance from the Office of Management and Budget banning federal employees, contractors, and grantees from offering specific diversity and inclusion training.

Investigations Update: Hatch Act Violations, Covid-19 Vaccine Contracts, and South Carolina Ballots

October 20, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the misuse of government resources for political purposes, the administration’s pandemic response, and voting rights in the states.

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

October 13, 2020
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Investigations Update: The White House Outbreak, the Administration’s Naturalization Policy, and Texas’ Ballot Drop Boxes

October 6, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s immigration policy, absentee voting requirements, and voter suppression in the states.