Entity: Office of Management and Budget

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements Prior to the Government Shutdown

February 7, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

Lawsuit: Why Did Government-Run Site Attached to Trump Hotel Stay Open During the Shutdown?

February 5, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements During the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel during the government shutdown.

FOIA to OMB Regarding Air Traffic Closures as a Result of the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA request to Office of Management and Budget seeking communications related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to restrict flights due to staffing shortages as a result of the partial government shutdown.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with Brian Kolfage and Associates Regarding Funding and Construction of a Border Wall

January 28, 2019
FOIA request to OMB regarding communications with Brian Kolfage, his GoFundMe campaign, or his organization “We Build the Wall, Inc.,” and any potential agreements or plans regarding the transfer of funds or the use of a private organization to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

FOIA to OMB Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Russel Vaught’s Outside Communications

January 18, 2019
FOIA to OMB seeking Russel Vaught's outside communications with groups like Heritage Foundation, Koch Foundation, and the National Right to Life Committee.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records Regarding FEMA Funds Transfer

December 6, 2018
FOIA to OMB following reports that FEMA funds are being reprogrammed for ICE. This FOIA is seeking Kathy Kraninger's communications relating to reprogramming funds from FEMA to ICE during fiscal year 2018.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Entities – Family Separation Policy Costs

December 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against DOJ, EOIR, U.S. Marshals Service, HHS, ACF, CBP, USCIS, and OMB seeking records related to costs associated with the Trump administration's family separation policy.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.