Case Number: 19-1677

DOT Records Regarding Communications with Elaine Chao’s Family Company

March 4, 2020
Records from the Department of Transportation in response to American Oversight's lawsuit for Secretary Elaine Chao's travel records as well as communications between senior agency officials and parties linked to the Foremost Group — Chao's family company. This lawsuit was filed by American Oversight on behalf of Restore Public Trust.

News Roundup: Trump, Giuliani, and Ukraine

September 20, 2019
“Unprecedented” is a word that has been used a lot in the past few years — including this week.
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News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

Elaine Chao Calendars Reveal New Links to Family’s Company, Including Private Photo Session

June 10, 2019
Transportation Secretary Chao’s actions on behalf of her family’s shipping company included a private photo session with her father at the Department of Transportation as well as a speaking engagement.
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Complaint: Restore Public Trust v. DOT – Foremost Group Communications

June 10, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit on behalf of Restore Public Trust against the Department of Transportation, seeking communications between senior Transportation Department officials and a wide range of entities and people linked to the Foremost Group. The lawsuit also seeks Secretary Elaine Chao's travel records.