Entity: Department of Commerce

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications Between Senior Appointees and Zekelman Industries

June 12, 2019
FOIA to Commerce Department seeking email communications and calendar entries for meetings between senior appointees and Zekelman Industries.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications Between Agency Lawyers and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications between agency lawyers and the White House in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist congressional oversight.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications Between the Agency and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Communications Between the Agency and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications with the Blackstone Group

June 10, 2019
FOIA to Commerce seeking communications with members of the Blackstone Group and the Saudi-backed Public Investment Fund, following Secretary Ross's meeting with representatives of these groups.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Records Related to a Meeting with the Blackstone Group

June 10, 2019
FOIA to Commerce seeking records related to Secretary Ross's meeting with members of the Blackstone Group and the Saudi-backed Public Investment Fund.

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Bureau of Industry and Security Communications with Individuals Connected to Saudi Nuclear Plan

May 6, 2019
Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security records of communications with individuals and organizations connected with a reported plan to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia. This production consists of one email from Dane Poneman of Centrus Energy to Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration Rich Ashooh.