Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices.
Partial no records response to to our FOIA filed with the Environmental Working Group (EWG) regarding USDA's Pesticides Data Program. The NRR response was for the portion of the request relating to people in the Office of the Secretary.
NRR from USDA in response to our FOIA requesting guidance from the agency to its staff regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, emails regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, and records sufficient to demonstrate costs.
Updated FOIA request to USDA seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after March 16, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.