Entity: Department of Agriculture

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Potential Election Support for Trump from China

September 18, 2020
FOIA request to multiple agencies seeking communications about President Trump’s request for election assistance from China.

No Records Response from USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Regarding Communications with the White House

September 18, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between AMS Administrator Bruce Summers and select White House officials.

No Records Response from USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Regarding Communications with the White House

September 18, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between AMS Administrator Bruce Summers and select White House officials.

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

Emails Reveal Meat Industry Influence Over Government’s Pandemic Response

September 16, 2020
As thousands of their workers were getting sick — and as companies shipped record amounts of meat overseas — meat industry executives were pleading with the USDA and even the CDC for help.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.

No Records Response from USDA Regarding Communications with Mountaire Farms

September 11, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between top officials and representatives of poultry company, Mountaire Farms.

USDA Communications with Specific Senators and State Officials

September 9, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to American Oversight's request for communications records between Sec. Perdue and Sen. Loeffler.

FOIA to USDA for Records Regarding Cost of Including Trump-Signed Letters in Food Boxes

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking records sufficient to identify the cost of including letters signed by President Trump in boxes if food distributed by the Farmers to Families Food Box program.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Directives Regarding Inclusion of Trump-Signed Letters in Food Boxes

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking policy directives to contractors regarding the inclusion of letters signed by President Trump in food boxes distributed by the Farmers to Families Food Box program.