Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

News Roundup: Presidential War Powers and New Impeachment Documents

January 10, 2020
A lot has happened during the first week of 2020 — including the release of new Ukraine-related documents.

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications Between Select Officials and Representatives of Concerned Veterans for America

January 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeking communications between select VA officials and employees of Concerned Veterans for America and others with reported influence within the Department.

News Roundup: Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

November 15, 2019
The latest on the impeachment inquiry, plus more on our investigations into Pompeo's political ambitions and threats to voting rights at the state level.

The Latest in Our Lawsuit to Force the VA to Recover Shulkin’s Emails Sent Using Personal Account

November 15, 2019
A federal judge declined to grant the government’s motion to dismiss American Oversight’s lawsuit against the VA for failing to recover the former secretary’s official emails sent from personal accounts.
Former VA Secretary David Shulkin

No Records Response from OSVA Regarding Communications with the White House About Spravato

November 1, 2019
The Office of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs stated that it had no records of communications with the White House about Spravato.

No Records Response from VA regarding Communications with Campaign Interests

October 31, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated that it had no records of communications with Trump campaign interests.

No Records Response from VA Regarding Communications With Mar-a-Lago Trio

October 30, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated that it had no records of communications with the Mar-a-Lago Trio.

VA Records Regarding Concerned Veterans of America

October 15, 2019
Veterans Affairs documents in response to our FOIA request seeking records related to Concerned Veterans for America.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Administration Holdovers

September 24, 2019
Various offices in the Department of Veterans Affairs stated that they had no records of email communications regarding holdovers from the previous administration.

NRR from VA Regarding Records Communications with White House Counsel Staff Concerning Congressional Oversight

September 17, 2019
Department of the Veterans Affairs stated that it had no records of communications between the indicated VA political appointees and White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch. American Oversight sought all records reflecting communications between certain VA political appointees and White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.