Entity: Department of Veterans Affairs

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.

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.

Records from VA Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

November 16, 2018
Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding accusations of career staff of disloyalty. American Oversight sought these records to determine if career holdover employees from the Obama administration are being subjected to retaliation.

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.

VA Records Concerning Response to 2017 Charlottesville Violence

November 7, 2018
Records from the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding the Trump Administration's response to the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017. The records include emails showing that a senior Trump appointee at the VA blocked the department's chief diversity officer from sending out a statement condemning white nationalists.

No Records Response from VA Regarding Verschoor Communications with Anti-Immigrant Groups

October 30, 2018
The Department of Veterans Affairs stated that it had no records of communications between Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs Thayer Verschoor and non-governmental email accounts about immigration and other Trump campaign issues.

Complaint: American Oversight v. VA and DOD – Mar-a-Lago Crowd Influence

October 25, 2018
Lawsuit seeking records from the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense regarding the role that three members of President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club may have had in shaping policy decisions.