Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

FOIA to VA Seeking Thayer Verschoor Communications

July 23, 2018
FOIA to VA seeking Thayer Verschoor communications with Joe Arpaio, Steve Pierce, any employee or representative of Alliance Defending Freedom, or any employee or representative of Center for Arizona Policy and any email containing terms to shed light on his prejudice beliefs that could impact his work at VA.

VA Political Appointee Resumes, Ethics Waivers and SF-50s

July 9, 2018
Resumes, SF-50s and Ethics Waivers of political appointees in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

VA memos and emails regarding expenditures at Trump Properties

June 15, 2018
Records from VA in response to our FOIA requesting guidance from the agency to its staff regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, emails regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, and records sufficient to demonstrate costs. In June 2018, American Oversight received memos and emails related to expenditures at Trump Properties. These documents primarily exchanges with VA's Ethics Attorneys about whether particular trips/events/expenditures were permissible under ethics rules.

No Records Response From VA Office of Management and Finance Regarding Office Renovations

June 13, 2018
No records response from VA's Office of Management and Finance in response to our request for office renovations records and receipts.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Records Modernization

May 31, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request seeking communications with Jared Kushner, Bruce Moskowitz, or Ike Perlmutter regarding the modernization of veterans' health records.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Administration Holdovers

May 10, 2018
The Department of Veterans' Affairs stated that it had no records of email communications regarding holdovers from the previous administration. American Oversight asked for.

FOIA to VA Regarding Outside Influence on the Agency

May 4, 2018
FOIA to the VA seeking communications to shed light on whether private individuals without relevant expertise are exerting undue influence on the decision to implement a new electronic health records system, which will affect VA’s healthcare service delivery. This FOIA is asking for communications that include search terms like "Trump's friend" and "Trump's doctor."

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications with Outside Influences at the Agency

May 4, 2018
FOIA to the VA seeking communications to shed light on whether private individuals without relevant expertise are exerting undue influence on the decision to implement a new electronic health records system, which will affect VA’s healthcare service delivery. This FOIA is asking for communications between 1) the Office of the Secretary, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and the Chief Information Officer, or the Electronic Health Records Modernization (EHRM) Program Executive Office and 2) Isaac “Ike” Perlmutter, Bruce Moskowitz, or Jared Kushner.

No Records Response From VA Regarding Office Renovations

April 26, 2018
No records responses from VA in response to our request for office renovation records.

NRR From VA Regarding Charlottesville

April 12, 2018
No records response from VA in response to our request for White House talking points given to VA in light of the events in Charlottesville.