Entity: Department of Defense

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Cohen’s Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.

FOIA to Education Seeking Communications Regarding Teacher Strikes

April 27, 2018
FOIA to Education seeking communications between Education officials and elected officials from states affected by strikes.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Trump Cabinet Air Travel on Government Jets

April 6, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit to uncover records of senior Trump administration officials’ use of taxpayer-funded travel on government-owned aircraft.

American Oversight v. DOD, GSA, and FAA – Travel on Government Planes

April 6, 2018
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against DOD, GSA, and FAA to uncover records of senior Trump administration officials’ use of taxpayer-funded travel on government-owned aircraft.

FOIA to DOD Regarding Trump’s Tweets About Amazon Seeking Communications

April 4, 2018
FOIA to DOD seeking communications containing the terms “Amazon” or “Bezos” or “AWS” or “Oracle” or “Catz” or “Hurd” or “Thiel." following Trump's tweets about Amazon.

No Records Response From the Office of Civil Rights Regarding Affirmative Action – Communications With Outside Groups

April 3, 2018
No records response from Office of the Deputy Secretary, Office of the General Counsel, and Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development to our FOIA seeking communications regarding affirmative action with outside groups. A secondary protection contained a NRR from the Office of Communication and Outreach.

FOIA to DOD Office of the General Counsel Regarding the Posse Comitatus Act

April 3, 2018
FOIA to DOD seeking all records reflecting any final legal advice including, but not limited to, opinions, memoranda, file memos, talking points, emails, or other informal communications regarding the Posse Comitatus Act.

FOIA Seeking DOD Communications with The Heritage Foundation

March 30, 2018
FOIA to DOD seeking records of communications between anyone at or affiliated with The Heritage Foundation and a series of DOD employees and components.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.