Entity: Department of Transportation

FOIA to DOT for Communications with Mitch McConnell’s Senate Campaign

November 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Transportation for communications between the office of Secretary Elaine Chao and individuals associated with the Senate reelection campaign of Secretary Chao’s husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Restore Public Trust v. DOT – Steven Law DOT Correspondence

October 2, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight on behalf of Restore Public Trust against the Department of Transportation (DOT) for records of correspondence between American Crossroads CEO Steven Law and DOT officials, including calendars, call logs, and meeting agendas.

News Roundup: Trump, Giuliani, and Ukraine

September 20, 2019
“Unprecedented” is a word that has been used a lot in the past few years — including this week.
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DOT Records Regarding Communications with Elaine Chao’s Family Company

September 20, 2019
Records from the Department of Transportation in response to American Oversight's lawsuit for Secretary Elaine Chao's travel records as well as communications between senior agency officials and parties linked to the Foremost Group — Chao's family company. This lawsuit was filed by American Oversight on behalf of Restore Public Trust.

News Roundup: Trump’s Enthusiastic Support for New Drug Raises Questions

September 6, 2019
Investigating the administration's approval of Spravato, Trump's potential campaign-finance violations, and the promotion of Trump properties.
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FOIA to DOT Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

August 30, 2019
FOIA Request to Department of Transportation seeking communications from agency officials to President Trump’s reelection campaign or other interests supporting the president’s reelection.

No Records Response from DOT Regarding the Rollback of a Railroad Brake Safety Rule

August 27, 2019
The Department of Transportation stated that it had no communications with the railroad industry concerning the rollback of a railroad brake safety rule.

News Roundup: Political Appointees, Lobbyists and Those In Between

August 23, 2019
This week, we sued the VA for failing to preserve emails that top VA officials sent from personal email accounts to three members of Mar-a-Lago.

FOIA to DOT for Communications with Reed and Maggie Cordish

August 23, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Transportation for communications between agency officials and members of the Cordish family and their business associates.

No Records Response from DOT Regarding Communications with Mark Esper and Raytheon

August 21, 2019
The Federal Aviation Administration stated that it had no records of communications between political appointees and Mark Esper or other Raytheon representatives in the months before Esper became Secretary of the Army.