Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

FOIA to VA for Updated Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

November 28, 2017
Updated FOIA request to VA seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after March 17, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.

FOIA Request to VA regarding the events in Charlottesville

August 25, 2017
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the events in Charlottesville and White House Media Communications.

No Records Response from VA Regarding Trump Properties

August 4, 2017
No records response from The Department of Veterans Affairs to American Oversight's FOIA request for 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.

VA Political Appointee Resumes

August 2, 2017
Response to our FOIA request, containing names, titles, and resumes for political appointees at the VA.

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.