Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

FOIA to VA Seeking Email to Powers Regarding House Staffer Who Reported Sexual Assault

June 4, 2020
FOIA to Veterans Affairs seeking email to VA Chief of Staff Powers regarding House staffer who reported sexual assault, in light of reports that Rep. Crenshaw discussed her with Secretary Wilkie.

FOIA to VA Requesting Secretary Wilkie’s Personal Emails and Texts Concerning Agency Business

June 4, 2020
FOIA to Veterans Affairs seeking all electronic messages from personal devices for Secretary Wilkie concerning government business after American Oversight obtained records showing that Wilkie used his personal accounts for official communications.

VA Email Communications Regarding the Use of Personal Email for Official Business

May 27, 2020
Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs in response to American Oversight's request for instructions by former Secretary Shulkin or former Acting Secretary O’Rourke directing subordinates to use personal email accounts for official communications or otherwise providing personal contact information.

No Records Response from VA Regarding Communications with Individuals Pushing Questionable Coronavirus Treatments

May 19, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with individuals supporting questionable coronavirus treatments.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.

FOIA to VA Seeking Guidance Regarding Officials Participating in Campaign Events

May 14, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs seeking guidance regarding participation by top-level agency officials in Trump campaign events.

VA Withheld Records Response Regarding Coronavirus Talking Points and Background Materials

May 6, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated that it is withholding records responsive to American Oversight's request for all final talking points or background materials prepared for any congressional briefings or hearings or press engagements by leadership officials regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

No Records Response from VA Regarding Communications about A Sexual Assault Allegation

May 6, 2020
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) stated it had no records in response to our request for text messages or similar messages of Secretary Robert Wilkie or Chief of Staff Powers regarding the allegations of sexual harassment made by House staffer Andrea Goldstein at a VA hospital.

VA Records of Secretary Shulkin’s Personal Emails Concerning Agency Business

May 5, 2020
Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting personal email use for official agency business and communications. 

VHA Records Regarding Coronavirus Treatment in VA Hospitals

May 1, 2020
Records from the Veterans Health Administration in response to American Oversight's request for directives regarding the treatment of coronavirus, including the use of ventilators and personal protective equipment in VA hospitals.