Entity: Federal Communications Commission

Inside Newt Gingrich’s 5G Pitch to the FCC

May 17, 2021
Records obtained by American Oversight through FOIA requests show how the former House speaker and Trump campaign adviser pushed for a 5G vision that aligned with the business interests of Rivada Networks.
L to R: Newt Gingrich and Ajit Pai.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

No Records Response from FCC Regarding White House Communications

August 5, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between top officials and representatives of the White House or Council of Economic Advisors for the time period spanning February 13, 2020 to February 28, 2020.

No Records Response from FCC Regarding 2020 Economic Report of the President

August 5, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission stated it had no records in response to our request for communications from top officials pertaining to the 2020 Economic Report of the President, which included estimates of the supposed economic benefits of repealing net neutrality.

FCC Records of Communications with Facebook

June 5, 2020
Records from the Federal Communications Commission reflecting emails and meetings with representatives or employees of Facebook.

No Records Response from FCC Regarding Communications Between Sinclair Lobbyist Rob Wasinger

April 30, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission stated it had no records in response to our request for communications between Sinclar lobbyist Rob Wasinger and any political appointee in the ChairmanÕs Office or the CommissionersÕ Offices.

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications Regarding the February 2020 Economic Report of the President

March 16, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Communications Commission seeking sent communications regarding the February Economic Report of the President.

FOIA to FCC Seeking Communications with the White House Office

March 16, 2020
FOIA request to the Federal Communications Commission seeking communications with the White House Office around the time of the February Economic Report of the President.