Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

American Oversight Launches “Defund Trump” Investigation

July 24, 2017
American Oversight today launched Defund Trump, a campaign aimed at preventing President Trump and his family from financially profiting from government service.

FOIA Request to Multiple Agencies Guidelines Trump Properties

July 24, 2017
Guidance or emails relating to events at Trump properties or reimbursements paid to employees for expenses at Trump properties; records of the total cost of payments or reimbursements for expenses at Trump properties.

Statement on the Release of Lobbyist Ethics Waivers

June 7, 2017
The Office of Government Ethics today released ethics waivers from Trump administration appointees, documenting numerous potential conflicts of interest based on previous employment.

VA No Responsive Records Letter to FOIA Request for Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

June 7, 2017
The VA found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request (MULTI-17-0156-0179) for ethics waivers provided to political appointees; records regarding the Office of Government Ethics request for information.

Watchdog Sues to Force Release of Ethics Waivers from Eight Trump Administration Agencies

May 17, 2017
Amid news reports that the Trump administration is attempting to block the release of ethics waivers given to former lobbyists working in the government, non-partisan watchdog American Oversight today sued to obtain copies of any ethics waivers issued by eight federal agencies.

FOIA Request to Multiple Agencies for Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

March 22, 2017
FOIA request to multiple agencies for ethics waivers provided to political appointees in light of the Office of Government Ethics request for information.

FOIA Request to VA Seeking Resumes of New Political Appointees

March 17, 2017
FOIA to VA seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the department, including resumes as well as any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.