Entity: Office of Management and Budget

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Appointee Resumes

March 22, 2018
American Oversight sued 18 agencies in order to force the release of resumes for political appointees across the Trump administration. This is the second lawsuit that American Oversight has filed seeking appointee resumes. FOIA requests included in this complaint cover appointees who joined the administration in the time period follow the first sets of resumes we obtained in 2017.

No Records Response From OMB Regarding Tax Reform

March 15, 2018
No records response from OMB regarding tax reform stakeholder communications.

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

OMB Resumes and SF-50s of Political Appointees

March 1, 2018
Office of Management and Budget records of SF-50s for political appointees.

OMB Tax Reform Communications with External Entities

February 16, 2018
Communications between OMB and selected external entities regarding potential legislation affecting the federal tax code.

OMB Reply Withholding Communications Related to the ACA

February 15, 2018
Final response from OMB to our FOIA request for communications with Congress regarding the Affordable Care Act. OMB states that it reviewed all remaining potentially responsive documents and identified 9 responsive pages, which it is withholding in full pursuant to (b)(5).

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

Video: Breaking Down Our Lawsuit with HHS, OMB, and Congress

January 16, 2018
Executive Director, Austin Evers, gives an overview of American Oversight's lawsuit against HHS, OMB, and Congress to bring transparency to the attempt to repeal Obamacare.