Entity: Federal Communications Commission

FOIA to FCC Seeking Scheduler Communications with Outside Entities

June 14, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking email communications between all schedulers and advance team personnel for Chairman Ajit Pai, or other personnel with such scheduling and advance responsibilities and any external entities or individuals. This FOIA is seeking records to shed light on the priorities of high-ranking government officials within the agency.

Watchdog Demands Details of Private Meeting Between FCC and AT&T Executive who Hired Trump Lawyer

May 11, 2018
American Oversight today demanded that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) disclose details of a February 2017 meeting between FCC Chair Ajit Pai and an AT&T executive linked to President Trump's private lawyer Michael Cohen to shed light on improper corporate influence at the FCC as a result of Mr. Cohen’s arrangement with AT&T.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications Regarding Chairman Pai’s Dinner with AT&T Executive

May 11, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking communications regarding Chairman Pai’s Dinner with AT&T Executive who hired Michael Cohen to shed light on improper corporate influence at the FCC as a result of Mr. Cohen’s arrangement with AT&T.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Memos or Briefings Related to Pai’s Dinner in Barcelona with AT&T Executive

May 11, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking all briefing memoranda, briefing books, “trip books” or other materials prepared for Chairman Ajit Pai for his February 2017 trip to Barcelona, Spain to shed light on Pai's dinner with AT&T executive who hired Michael Cohen.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications Regarding Pai’s Dinner and Reception with AT&T Executives

May 11, 2018
FOIA to FCC seeking communications regarding Ajit Pai’s private dinner with AT&T executives Bob Quinn and John Stankey or the AT&T and Cisco Reception attended by Chairman Pai. This FOIA is asking for all communications between Pai and anyone acting on his behalf and any staffers who attended or helped plan his trip to Barcelona.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Cohen’s Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.

FCC Online Comment System Records

May 10, 2018
Federal Communications Commission emails and other records related to the technical issues that took place with the online system the FCC used to solicit comments regarding its Net Neutrality proposal.

FOIA to FCC Regarding Conservative Media Influence at the FCC and HUD

April 9, 2018
FOIA to FCC to shed light on the influence Sinclair Broadcast Group has with FCC, the agency responsible for regulating broadcasting entities, due to its relationship with senior officials at HUD. The FOIA is seeking communications between Chairman Pai and HUD and FCC employees and Armstrong Williams, as well as other conservative outlets.

FCC Calendars and Communications with ISPs Regarding Net Neutrality

March 23, 2018
FCC calendar entries and communications with ISPs regarding Net Neutrality. Released in response to FOIA litigation by American Oversight.

FCC Commissioner Calls for Trump’s Reelection, Violates Hatch Act

February 23, 2018
In remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC on February 23, Michael O'Rielly, a commissioner on the FCC violated the Hatch Act when he called for the reelection of President Donald Trump while appearing in his official capacity as a federal official. American Oversight is urging the Office of Special Counsel to immediately investigate.