Case Number: 20-1535

News Roundup: A White House At War with the People

August 13, 2020
Documents show the Secret Service requested a helicopter and surveillance drone support in early June to help secure the White House amid protests against police brutality.

USPS April 2020 Assessment of Coronavirus Impact on Key Services

July 22, 2020
Records from the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reflecting an assessment from April 2020 regarding the impact of the coronavirus on USPS services.

USPS Covid-19 Communications with the White House and Treasury Department

July 6, 2020
Records from the U.S. Postal Service of senior officials' email communications with the White House and the Department of the Treasury. These records include communications concerning the Defense Production Act and personal protective equipment shipments.

No Records Response from USPS Regarding Directives About Vote By Mail

July 6, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service stated it has no directives about vote by mail, including directives from the White House and from Postmaster Brennan.

Withheld Records Response from USPS Regarding Legal Analyses on Treasury’s Terms on USPS Loans

June 16, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service stated that it is withholding records responsive to American Oversight's request for records reflecting analyses or agreements regarding the Department of the Treasury’s loan to the Postal Service.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

American Oversight Files Lawsuit for Records of Political Interference at USPS Related to Covid-19 and Vote by Mail

June 11, 2020
American Oversight sued the Trump administration for failing to release documents with the potential to shed light on political interference at the U.S. Postal Service and with plans for vote by mail. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. USPS – White House Interference Regarding Vote by Mail and Coronavirus

June 11, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for White House or agency directives, guidance, and communications concerning vote-by-mail operations or USPS’s role in delivering ballots for primary or general elections this year. This lawsuit also seeks records regarding the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on USPS’s ability to perform mail delivery, including legal analyses about federal emergency loans granted to the agency.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Communications of Postmaster General Brennan Containing Key Terms

May 12, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Postal Service seeking email communications of Postmaster General Brennan containing key terms related to possible political interference.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Impact Assessments of Coronavirus on Key Services

May 12, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Postal Service (USPS) seeking final assessments or analyses regarding the impact of coronavirus on USPS’ daily services.