Case Number: 19-0575

Commerce Emails about Secretary Ross’s Navigator Shipping Holdings

April 26, 2021
Department of Commerce emails about Secretary Wilbur Ross's holdings in Navigator Shipping and parent company Invesco. American Oversight sought these records because there have been questions about whether Ross fully divested from the company according to his ethics agreement.

Commerce Communications with Businesses Linked to Wilbur Ross Investments

December 4, 2020
Commerce department emails with entities that Secretary Wilbur Ross listed in his ethics agreement as having invested in. American Oversight sought these records to see whether and to what extent Secretary Ross was using his position to financially benefit himself and those close to him.

Commerce Communication Records with Chevron Corporation

August 28, 2020
Department of Commerce emails and calendar entries concerning meetings between Secretary Wilbur Ross and representatives of Chevron Corporation. These documents were received in response to American Oversight's request for records related to financial and industry meetings that appear on Ross’ calendars.

Commerce Emails Regarding Ethics Advice for Sec. Ross

April 15, 2020
Department of Commerce email records of ethics advice given from agency counsel to Secretary Ross about meetings with business leaders and Secretary Ross's holdings.

News Roundup: Fiona Hill’s Warnings, Nikki Haley’s Emails, and Matt Bevin’s Stay at Trump’s Hotel

November 22, 2019
As we wait for the State Department to produce documents in our lawsuit for Ukraine-related records (Friday is their deadline), plenty has happened on Capitol Hill.
(Photo: Brookings Institution)

Commerce Emails and Calendar Entries Regarding the Fanjul Brothers

November 7, 2019
Commerce Department emails and calendar entries from 2017 and 2018 regarding the Fanjul brothers, who own sugar and real estate holdings based in Florida.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Commerce – Ross Communications and Conflicts of Interest

March 1, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against Commerce seeking records of communications with entities listed on Commerce Secretary Ross' ethics agreements, communications between senior Commerce officials and business entities, and records of Ross' meetings with industry groups.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Ethics Communications

November 14, 2018
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications of any individuals in the Ethics Law and Programs Division of the Department of Commerce regarding the business interests, potential conflicts of interest, and the process surrounding the ethics disclosures and recusals of Wilbur Ross, Wendy Teramoto, and Karen Dunn Kelley.