Case Number: 20-2195

No Records Response from DOD Regarding Alleged Federal Interference with States’ Orders of Covid-19 Supplies

October 19, 2020
The Department of Defense stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for decision memoranda and email communications related to the alleged seizure, rerouting, or interference with states’ and hospitals’ orders of Coronavirus-response supplies.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Medical Supplies Lawsuit, Rio Grande Valley Outbreak, and Operation Legend

August 11, 2020
The latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's pandemic coordination with states, the deployment of federal agents to cities, and other issues.
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Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, FEMA, and DOD – Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force and Equipment Seizure

August 11, 2020
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of Defense for records concerning the Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force, including communications, protocols, or decision memos related to alleged incidents of federal entities seizing, rerouting, or otherwise interfering with states’ and hospitals’ orders of Covid-19 medical supplies.

FOIA to DHS for “VIP Updates” Provided to the Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force

June 25, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security asking for a "VIP updates" spreadsheet and other records used to prioritize information provided to the Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force by associates of President Donald Trump or White House adviser Jared Kushner.

FOIA to DOD for “VIP Updates” Provided to the Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force

June 25, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Defense asking for a "VIP updates" spreadsheet and other records used to prioritize information provided to the Covid-19 Supply Chain Task Force by associates of President Donald Trump or White House adviser Jared Kushner.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Records Regarding Covid-19 Medical Supplies Distribution Protocols

June 18, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for records — such as processes, protocols, and policies — for the distribution of Covid-19 medical supplies and personal protection equipment, including ventilators and diagnostic tools.

FOIA to DHS Regarding Alleged Federal Interference with States’ Orders of COVID-Response Supplies

April 29, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services asking for decision memoranda and email communications related to the alleged seizure, rerouting, or interference with states' and hospitals' orders of COVID-response supplies.

FOIA to FEMA Regarding Alleged Federal Interference with States’ Orders of COVID-Response Supplies

April 29, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Emergency Management Agency asking for decision memoranda and email communications related to the alleged seizure, rerouting, or interference with states' and hospitals' orders of COVID-response supplies.

FOIA to DOD Regarding Alleged Federal Interference with States’ Orders of COVID-Response Supplies

April 29, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Defense asking for decision memoranda and email communications related to the alleged seizure, rerouting, or interference with states' and hospitals' orders of Coronavirus-response supplies.