Entity: Department of Commerce

FOIA to Census Seeking Political Appointee Resumes and Calendars

April 22, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking resumes and calendars of certain political appointees.

No Records Response from CommerceÕs International Trade Administration Regarding communications with Tom Barrack, Rick Gates and others

April 12, 2019
The Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration stated that it had no records regarding communications with Tom Barrack, Rick Gates and others American Oversight asked for these records after the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform detailed how senior White House officials in the early days of the Trump administration worked outside standard policymaking processes to advance a nuclear exports plan involving sharing nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia.

No Records Response from CommerceÕs ITA Regarding Sharing Nuclear Technology with Saudi Arabia

April 12, 2019
Commerce's International Trade Administration stated that it had no records regarding sharing nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia. American Oversight asked for records with key words including "Marshall Plan," "IP3," "Barrack," and ÒColonel Northstar."

Commerce Department Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration Lisa Casias’s Calendar

April 5, 2019
Commerce Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration Lisa Casias's Calendar from January 20, 2017- December 31, 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding the Impact of the Partial Government Shutdown on Agency Operations and Research

April 4, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records related to the impact of the partial government shutdown on agency operations, scientific research, and public safety programs.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Officials’ Calendars

April 1, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against several agencies seeking calendars following previous request for senior officials' calendars. Some of the requests are seeking calendars from mid-2018 and others' date back to the beginning of the administration.

No Records Response from NOAA Regarding Jeffrey Clark Communications

March 19, 2019
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) within the Department of Commerce stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications with attorney Jeffrey Clark. In late 2018, Clark was confirmed to head the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the Department of Justice.

FOIA to Commerce Seeking Communications of Kevin Quinley

March 15, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Commerce seeking communications of Kevin Quinley regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

FOIA to the Census Bureau Seeking Communications of Kevin Quinley

March 15, 2019
FOIA to the Census Bureau seeking communications of Kevin Quinley regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.

Investigating the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Sell Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia

March 12, 2019
American Oversight has filed FOIA requests across the administration to find out more about Trump administration appointees' push to sell U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, First Lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017