Entity: Department of Commerce

Behind the Scenes: How American Oversight Forced the Release of State Department Ukraine Records

November 27, 2019
Since the State Department’s release of records last Friday — including emails showing contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo in March 2019 — there have been a number of questions about how we made it happen.

News Roundup: Fiona Hill’s Warnings, Nikki Haley’s Emails, and Matt Bevin’s Stay at Trump’s Hotel

November 22, 2019
As we wait for the State Department to produce documents in our lawsuit for Ukraine-related records (Friday is their deadline), plenty has happened on Capitol Hill.
(Photo: Brookings Institution)

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Emails Concerning Any Effort to Pressure China or Ukraine to Investigate the President’s Political Rivals

November 20, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce seeking emails with key terms concerning any effort to pressure or encourage China or Ukraine to investigate the president’s political rivals.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications Concerning Any Effort to Pressure China or Ukraine to Investigate the President’s Political Rivals

November 20, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce seeking records reflecting communications concerning any effort to pressure or encourage China or Ukraine to investigate the president’s political rivals or records reflecting communications with private individuals who may be involved in such efforts.

How ‘Sharpiegate’ Turned a Simple Misunderstanding into a Media Frenzy — and Headache for NOAA Employees

November 14, 2019
Newly released public documents related to Hurricane Dorian show how an apparent misunderstanding spiraled into the politicization of basic government functions.

FOIA to Census Bureau for Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

November 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce's Census Bureau seeking email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.

FOIA to Commerce for Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

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

NOAA Communications Regarding Trump Hotels During Hurricane Dorian

November 6, 2019
Communications from the National Hurricane Center at the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) seeking any communications with the White House regarding the President's privately-owned hotels and resorts in South Florida during Hurricane Dorian.

FOIA to NHC Seeking Communications Regarding Trump Hotels During Hurricane Dorian

October 25, 2019
A FOIA to the National Hurricane Center at the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) seeking any communications with the White House regarding the President’s privately-owned hotels and resorts in South Florida during Hurricane Dorian.

Research Tool: Ukraine-Trump Key Figures and Documents

October 24, 2019
American Oversight has scoured thousands of pages of agency calendars to find instances in which senior officials met with key figures in the investigation into the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine.