Topic: Influence & Access

FOIA Seeking Additional Production of DeVos/ Education Calendars

February 13, 2018
FOIA seeking additional records related an Education entry “a 60-slide deck of the words to use, and the words to lose, regarding parental choice, vouchers, charter schools, teacher pay, and all the other issues in education reform.”

New Lawsuit Seeks DHS Border Wall Emails with White House, Fox News, Border States

February 9, 2018
Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release emails relating to President Trump's proposed border wall sent between senior officials at the department and individuals in the White House, anti-immigration activist groups, and conservative media outlets including Breitbart and Fox News.  

HUD Records Relating to Ben Carson Jr

February 1, 2018
Documents from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) related to the role of Secretary Carson's son, Ben Carson Jr., at the department and his participation in a listening tour event in Baltimore.

HUD Records of Secretary Carson Decision Memos

January 25, 2018
Documents from the Department of Housing and Urban Development related to American Oversight's FOIA request for decision memos signed by Secretary Ben Carson. This page contains two sets of documents.

Tax Reform: Uncovering the Backroom Deals

December 20, 2017
The White House and Republicans in Congress rushed through a massive overhaul of the federal tax code - but throughout the process, their talking points have not lined up with the details of the legislation. We're investigating the closed-door negotiations behind the tax bill to find out who promised what - and who will really benefit.

Ivanka Trump Emails From Treasury

November 7, 2017
Documents from Treasury in response to our "Ivanka Emails" FOIA request to that department. 

Ivanka Emails From DOL

November 7, 2017
Ivanka email documents from the Department of Labor.

American Oversight Launches ‘NAFTA Watch’

November 3, 2017
NAFTA Watch new investigative project of American Oversight examining mismanagement and private sector giveaways by the Trump administration during the ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Motion for Extension and Opposition to Motion American Oversight v Department of Education

October 27, 2017
Motion for extension filed by the Department of Education, along with American Oversight’s opposition to the request for an extension.