Topic: Government Transparency

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.

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

Documents Show DeJoy Hired Staff with Ties to His Businesses

September 17, 2020
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy brought in staff connected to his business ventures when he took over the United States Postal Service this summer, according to resumes and employment records obtained by American Oversight.

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.

American Oversight Sues USPS for Postmaster General DeJoy’s Calendars

September 15, 2020
The public is entitled to see how DeJoy is spending his time and who has been influencing his decisions.

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

Investigations Update: Pompeo’s RNC Speech, DeJoy’s Calendars, and Kentucky’s Voter Fraud Task Force

September 9, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Pompeo’s unprecedented convention appearance, the cost of Chad Wolf’s July trip to Portland, and more.

Response From USPS Regarding Request for Calendars of Postmaster General DeJoy’s Staff

September 4, 2020
In this response to American Oversight, the U.S. Postal Service has asserted that the calendar and calendar entries of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's staff are not subject to American Oversight’s FOIA request.

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.

Commerce Calendars for Secretary Wilbur Ross and High-Ranking Agency Officials

September 1, 2020
Records from the Department of Commerce of calendar entries for Secretary Wilbur Ross that span January through December 2018.