The Department of Agriculture stated that it had no records of communications with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. American Oversight asked for this correspondence following reports of their potential influence on decisions surrounding Twin Metals, which is run by their landlord in Washington, DC.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) records of communications with campaign entities and individuals associated with political campaigns. American Oversight sought these documents to discern whether and to what extent campaign organizations were communicating and coordinating with agency officials.
U.S. Department of Agriculture records in response to our request seeking the communications of Secretary Sonny Perdue and his staff with the office of Georgia Sen. David Perdue, Secretary Perdue’s cousin.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between USDA and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) officials regarding the relocation of USDA research components to Kansas City.
U.S. Department of Agriculture email from Oregon Rural Development State Director John Huffman to Oregon Forest & Industries Council. From 2008 to 2014, their PAC has donated $20,000 to Huffman when he served in the Oregon Legislature.