Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements Prior to the Government Shutdown

February 7, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

FOIA to VA Regarding Secretary Wilkie’s Nomination Process

January 30, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding Secretary Robert Wilkie's nomination process in light of his affiliation with Confederate groups.

FOIA to VA Seeking Secretary Wilkie’s Communications with Confederate Groups

January 30, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking Secretary Robert Wilkie's communications with Confederate groups, including

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements During the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel during the government shutdown.

FOIA to VA Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to VA seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Administration Holdovers

January 15, 2019
Various offices in the Department of Veterans Affairs stated that they had no records of email communications regarding holdovers from the previous administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications with Concerned Veterans for America

November 19, 2018
FOIA to VA seeking communications with Concerned Veterans for American to determine their influence at the agency.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Office Renovations

November 13, 2018
No records responses from VA in response to our request for office renovation records.