Entity: Office of Management and Budget

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

OMB Releases 192 Pages of Ukraine Records to American Oversight

January 22, 2020
At 11:58 p.m. on Jan. 21, minutes before the deadline, the OMB released Ukraine-related documents, including records that have not been produced to Congress in its impeachment investigation.

OMB Records Related to Ukraine Assistance Funding

January 22, 2020
Records from the Office of Management and Budget in response to American Oversight’s request for directives and communications that may relate to any effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents as part of an effort to give the president an electoral advantage.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Email Communications of Brian McCormack

January 8, 2020
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking email communications of Brian McCormack regarding Ukraine and impeachment-related matters. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies and actions in Ukraine.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Senior Officials’ Communications with Giuliani

January 8, 2020
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking key senior officials’ communications with Rudy Giuliani. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies and actions in Ukraine.

Did the Trump Administration Abuse the Redactions Process?

January 7, 2020
FOIA has become the only vehicle to force the release of Ukraine records. But documents exposed last week show that the administration still has plenty of opportunities to obstruct.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Emails Related to Ukraine Funding

December 23, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget for selected emails related to the withholding of Ukraine funding.

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 OMB Seeking Records Collected for Any White House or Internal Reviews Related to Impeachment Matters

December 19, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking any records collected for the White House Counsel’s Office or any internal agency review related to matters that are the subject of the impeachment inquiry.

Joint Status Reports: American Oversight v. OMB and DOD – Directives and Communications Concerning Ukraine

December 16, 2019
Joint Status Reports filed by American Oversight, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Department of Defense (DOD) in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking directives and communications that may relate to any effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents as part of an effort to give the president an electoral advantage.