Entity: Office of Management and Budget

OMB Records Associated with Mulvaney Donor Event

August 20, 2020
Records from the Office of Management and Budget in response to American Oversight's request for any invitation sent to Acting Director Mulvaney and any notes he used to speak at a New York City event on or around September 8, 2018, that included an appearance by Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records Identifying Entities Receiving Funds Previously Directed to the WHO

August 11, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget seeking records sufficient to identify any entities currently receiving U.S. funding that was previously directed to the World Health Organization.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with Leadership of Operation Warp Speed

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget seeking communications with the leadership of Operation Warp Speed. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the administration’s approach to developing, reviewing, and distributing vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus.

New Coronavirus Relief Bill Includes Nearly $2 Billion for Trump-Requested FBI Headquarters Project

July 29, 2020
See the latest records we’ve obtained in our investigation into Trump’s interference in the FBI headquarters relocation plan.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

OMB Records Regarding Communications with Mick Mulvaney and the Deputy Director

July 24, 2020
Heavily redacted records from the Office of Management and Budget in Response to American Oversight's request for communications between Mick Mulvaney, the Deputy Director and the Deputy Director for Management and Mulvaney’s donors following reports that he prioritizes meetings with those who donate to him.

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

July 20, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

News Roundup: Transparency in Hospital Data, and Barr’s Meetings with Giuliani and Gowdy

July 17, 2020
The ongoing sidelining of science is especially harmful when it is accompanied by efforts to control public information.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel R. Betancourt Jr.)

Administration’s Lifting of Ban on Silencer Sales Shines Light on Trump Adviser Who Used to Work for Gun Lobby

July 13, 2020
The change is yet another indication of the sway industry lobbyists have, and a potential sign of the influence of one Trump adviser in particular.