Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

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.

NRR from VA Regarding Communications Concerning Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch

September 16, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stated that it had no records of communications between the indicated VA political appointees and indicated White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch. American Oversight sought all records reflecting communications between certain VA political appointees and certain White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

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.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to VA Seeking Email Communications Between VA Officials and Spravato Manufacturers

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking email communications between VA officials, Janssen, and Johnson & Johnson executives regarding the anti-depressant nasal spray Spravato (esketamine).

FOIA to VA Seeking Emails Sent by VA Officials Regarding an Anti-Depressant Nasal Spray

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeking email communications from VA officials regarding the anti-depressant nasal spray Spravato (esketamine), on key dates.

FOIA to VA Seeking Email Communications Between VA Officials and Mar-a-Lago Trio

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking email communications between VA officials and the Mar-a-Lago Trio. American Oversight seeks to shed light on whether the White House and close allies of the president influenced federal action regarding the nasal spray Spravato.

FOIA to VA Seeking Email Communications with the White House Regarding the Anti-Depressant Nasal Spray Spravato

September 4, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs seeking email communications between VA officials and the White House regarding the anti-depressant nasal spray Spravato (esketamine).

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

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

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.