FOIA to DOD seeking records reflecting communications with or about Erik Prince or other private military contractors in light of reporting that Prince and contractors have pushed the administration to privatize overseas military operations.
FOIA to the DOD's Defense Logistics Agency seeking communications with Freedom Aviation, Jerry Falwell Jr. or Liberty University in light of reports that a company owned by Liberty University received a lucrative jet fuel contract from DLA.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers stated that the Office of the Inspector General had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications with the Trump-connected lobbying firm Ballard Partners.
The Defense Department is continuing to insist that it has no records of prepared talking points, despite video of then–deputy secretary nominee Patrick Shanahan consulting notes during his questioning.
No records response from the Defense Department regarding talking points prepared for the confirmation of Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. American Oversight received a second no records response on March 13, 2019 following an appeal we filed on February 11, 2019.