Entity: U.S. Agency for International Development

FOIA to OPM and USAID Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

June 14, 2021
FOIA request to the Office of Personnel Management and the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking records for political appointees converting to career status, including resumes and SF-50 forms.

USAID Watchdog Report Sheds Light on U.S. Ventilator Exports During Pandemic

March 5, 2021
The report found that the decision to donate ventilators was not supported by the Covid-19 response strategy that USAID had developed early on in the pandemic.

USAID Select External Emails of Former Acting Administrator Barsa from July 2019 to Sep 2020

March 4, 2021
Records from the U.S. Agency for International Development in response to American Oversight's request for the external emails of former Acting Administrator John Barsa. These records span from July 2019 to September 2020.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

Investigations Update: Krebs’ Firing, Federal Record Preservation Laws, and Trump’s Contacts with Michigan Officials

November 24, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the presidential transition process, the Trump administration’s compliance with document preservation laws, and false claims of widespread voter fraud.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Communications of Designated Agency Transition Official

November 23, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking communication records of the agency’s designated presidential transition official.

Complaint: American Oversight v. USAID – Barsa’s Calendars and Email Communications

August 14, 2020
American Oversight lawsuit against the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the calendar entries and email communications of Acting Administrator John Barsa, including records from his service as Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. This lawsuit also seeks communications specifically concerning a May 2020 letter Barsa sent to United Nations Secretary General António Guterres regarding reproductive healthcare.

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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FOIA to USAID Seeking Former Deputy White House Liaison Corrigan’s Calendars

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking former Deputy White House Liaison Merritt Corrigan’s calendars.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Deputy White House Liaison Corrigan’s Communications with McEntee

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking Deputy White House Liaison Merritt Corrigan’s communications with Trump aide John McEntee.