Records from the Department of Labor's response to American Oversight's FOIA request (DOL-17-0282) for records pertaining to the status of the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule from January 20, 2017 onward.
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.
American Oversight sued 18 agencies in order to force the release of resumes for political appointees across the Trump administration. This is the second lawsuit that American Oversight has filed seeking appointee resumes. FOIA requests included in this complaint cover appointees who joined the administration in the time period follow the first sets of resumes we obtained in 2017.
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices.
Records from DOL's Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy in response to a FOIA request for a number of individuals' calendars. This production consists of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Nathan Mehrens' calendars.