Entity: Agency for International Development

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Sent Emails Regarding Dissolution of NSC Pandemic Response Team

March 18, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeking sent email regarding the dissolution of the National Security Council’s pandemic response team.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Interagency Meeting Materials Regarding the Withholding of Aid to Lebanon

March 5, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking interagency meeting materials in light of the withholding of military and economic assistance to Lebanon.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding the Withholding of Aid to Lebanon

March 5, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking senior officials’ communications regarding the withholding of military and economic assistance to Lebanon.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Communications of Assistant Administrator of the Middle East Bureau Regarding the Withholding of Aid to Lebanon

March 5, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) seeking communications and calendars of Assistant Administrator of the Middle East Bureau in light of the withholding of military and economic assistance to Lebanon.

FOIAs to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding White House Efforts to Retaliate Against Officials Based on Political Loyalty

February 25, 2020
FOIAs to multiple agencies seeking communications of White House liaisons regarding any efforts to target officials based on perceptions of insufficient political loyalty to the president.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Regarding Federal Spending at Trump Properties

November 19, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records regarding federal spending at Trump properties, including any guidance issued regarding use of Trump properties for official business, as well as any expenses paid to Trump properties.

No Records Response from USAID Regarding Contracts with Unsuccessful Nominee Mark Montgomery

September 30, 2019
The United States Agency for International Development stated that it had no records of contracts with unconfirmed nominee Mark Montgomery. American Oversight asked for these records to identify situations where agencies may have used contracts to circumvent the Senate confirmation process.

Release of Trump–Zelensky Call Readout Raises Questions About Justice Department Involvement

September 25, 2019
If the president or his advisers thought the released summary transcript would be another supposed “total exoneration,” they were mistaken.
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