Entity: Federal Trade Commission

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

Withheld Records Response from FTC Regarding Political Appointees’ Ethics Waivers and Recusals

March 20, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission stated that it had identified 374 pages of records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA request but that those pages were being withheld in full under FOIA exemption (B)(5). This FOIA request sought all conflicts or ethics waivers or authorizations for political appointees, as well as their records reflecting any recusal determination made or issued.

Federal Trade Commission Political Appointee Resumes and SF-50s

February 26, 2019
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) resumes and SF-50s for political appointees.

FOIA to FTC Seeking Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to Federal Trade Commission seeking political appointee resumes, titles, SF-50 forms, and ethics waivers since January 20, 2017.

Federal Trade Commission Communications Regarding Matthew Whitaker and World Patent Marketing

December 12, 2018
Federal Trade Commission communications with and regarding Matthew Whitaker and his role in World Patent Marketing. These records are heavily redacted and came with Whitaker's voicemails.

FOIA to the Federal Trade Commission Regarding Matthew Whitaker and World Patent Marketing

November 16, 2018
FOIA to FTC seeking records related to acting Attorney General Whitaker's role in World Patent Marketing's promotional scam and FTC's interactions with Whitaker.