Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results

January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

Veterans Affairs Documents Reveal More Details About Agency’s PPE Shortages

November 25, 2020
American Oversight obtained records that shed more light on the VA’s struggles during the first few months of the pandemic.

Investigations Update: Krebs’ Firing, Federal Record Preservation Laws, and Trump’s Contacts with Michigan Officials

November 24, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the presidential transition process, the Trump administration’s compliance with document preservation laws, and false claims of widespread voter fraud.

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications of Designated Agency Transition Official

November 23, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking communication records of the agency’s designated presidential transition official.

VA Calendar Records for Senior Officials During the Spread of Covid-19

November 13, 2020
Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs in response to American Oversight's request for calendar records fo top officials during the early spread of the coronavirus.

Withheld Records Response from VA Regarding Calendars of Senior Officials During Early Spread of Covid-19

October 7, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs said it is withholding nine pages responsive to American Oversight's request for the calendars of top officials during the early spread of coronavirus in the United States.

VA Records Regarding a Sexual Assault Allegation

September 30, 2020
Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs in response to American Oversight's request for senior officials’ email communications containing key terms related to a sexual assault allegation filed by a House staffer, including emails sent by former Deputy Secretary James Byrne prior to his firing, emails between Byrne and any representative of Oasis LLC, and emails sent by Secretary Wilkie containing terms related to Byrne’s firing.

No Records Response from USPS Regarding Assessments About Prescription Delivery Delays

September 28, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for assessments about prescription delivery delays due to operational changes at USPS.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.