Entity: Department of Agriculture

USDA Records of Brandon Lipps SF-50 Documents and Job Descriptions

November 21, 2019
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding Brandon Lipps' SF-50 documents and job descriptions. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on Mr. Lipps’ appointment to serve in senior roles at USDA.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies — Calendars of Senior Officials

November 14, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Department of State for the calendars of senior agency officials — including the calendars of multiple U.S. ambassadors.

USDA Records Regarding the Appointment of Brandon Lipps to Two Positions in Within the Agency

November 12, 2019
United States Department of Agriculture records regarding the appointment of Brandon Lipps as Administrator and later Under Secretary in the Office of the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.

FOIA to USDA for Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

November 8, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.

USDA Employment Records for Brandon Lipps

November 4, 2019
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture employment records for Deputy Under Secretary for the Food Nutrition and Consumer Services, Brandon Lipps. This production contains a copy of the appointment affidavit, the request for appointing authority, and the notice of personnel action.

News Roundup: Impeachment Votes and Sonny Perdue’s Georgia Connections

November 1, 2019
As the impeachment inquiry gears up for its more public phase, American Oversight is continuing to look into ethics and influence issues at agencies like the Department of Agriculture.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

FOIA to U.S. Forest Service Seeking Agency Guidance about Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

November 1, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service seeking federal agency guidance and policies regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

FOIA to USDA for Communications with the White House about Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

November 1, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking communications with White House officials regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Agency Guidance about Alaska’s Tongass National Forest

November 1, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking federal agency guidance and policies regarding the Tongass National Forest. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on reporting from the Washington Post that President Trump instructed Secretary Perdue to exempt Tongass from the Roadless Rule.