Entity: Federal Communications Commission

News Roundup: Evidence of Obstruction

January 24, 2020
We uncovered emails revealing new details about the Ukraine scandal, and the next day, they were on the Senate floor in the impeachment trial.
Representative Jason Crow holds up a heavily-redacted email from the Office of Management and Budget during the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications with Rivada Networks

January 22, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Communications Commission seeking communications with Rivada Networks and other specific external individuals and groups, including Peter Thiel and Newt Gingrich.

News Roundup: Beyond Impeachment — The Investigations Continue

December 20, 2019
There's plenty to investigate as we approach the end of 2019 — Ukraine-related and otherwise.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications with Facebook

December 19, 2019
FOIA request to the Federal Communications Commission seeking records reflecting communications between employees or representatives of Facebook and senior FCC officials and their staff.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications with Sinclair Lobbyist

December 19, 2019
FOIA request to the Federal Communications Commission seeking records reflecting communications between Rob Wasinger, a former aide on the Trump campaign and current lobbyist for Sinclair Broadcast Media, and political appointees.

Rejection from the FCC for Communications with Private Prison Companies and Their Lobbyists

September 17, 2019
The Federal Communications Commission rejected our request for records of communications with private prison companies, contractors profiting from detention and incarceration — and their lobbyists. This rejection is in response to a FOIA request that was filed in partnership with the non-profit advocacy organization Worth Rises.

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications with Private Prison Companies, Contractors Profiting from Detention and Incarceration, and Its Lobbyists

July 23, 2019
FOIA to the Federal Communications Commission seeking communications with private prison companies, contractors profiting from detention and incarceration, and their lobbyists. This FOIA request was filed in partnership with the non-profit advocacy organization Worth Rises.

FOIA to FCC Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to FCC 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.

FCC Communications With AT&T

September 26, 2018
Federal Communications Commission political appointee communications with AT&T, including communications about the dinner Chairman Pai had with AT&T executive Bob Quinn on Feb. 27, 2017.