Entity: White House - Office of Management and Budget

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.

No Records Response from OMB Regarding “Zero Tolerance” Policy for Border Crossings

July 23, 2020
The White House Office of Management and Budget stated it had no records in response to our request for guidance pertaining to the Department of Justice's and Department of Homeland Security's "zero tolerance" policy for illegal border crossings and associated policies like family separation.

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.

OMB Records Related to Ukraine Assistance Funding

July 10, 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.

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

OMB Records Regarding FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

June 30, 2020
Records from the Office of Management and Budget in response to American Oversight's request for communications and documents related to the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project. These records include budgeting and facilities documents.