Obama staffers launch new ‘watchdog’ group to hound Trump

Obama staffers launch new ‘watchdog’ group to hound Trump

[Ed. – Cute name. “American Oversight.”  One way or another, this thing will have to be broken.  But don’t bet against its pathetic collapse, if actual Americans will stand strong and refuse to knuckle under.  Note on Evers: he wasn’t just a State Department lawyer.  He was involved in the effort to avoid releasing Hillary’s emails.]

Former Obama administration staffers have launched an organization to closely monitor President Donald Trump and his administration.

Known as American Oversight, the group will search for anything that seems amiss, whether it touches on ethics or fraud, among other potential problems, the group’s executive director, Austin Evers, told Fox News.

“We are conducting oversight because Congress won’t,” said Evers, who was a State Department lawyer in the Obama administration. “We are using tools available to American citizens to investigate instances of fraud, corruption, violation of ethics rules, you name it. If there’s something that Congress should be investigating, we will be.”

Evers founded the group with Melanie Sloan, a former federal prosecutor who worked for Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Joe Biden when he was a senator. The group’s website notes that Ms. Magazine once called Sloan “the most feared woman in Washington.”

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