Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

No Records Response from USTR Regarding Importing Coronavirus Treatments

May 11, 2020
The office of the United States Trade Representative stated that it had no records regarding the importation of coronavirus treatments.

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Texts with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s text messages with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Emails with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s emails with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with the Trump Organization

March 24, 2020
FOIA to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeking communications with the Trump Organization.

News Roundup: Testing, Messaging and Missed Chances

March 20, 2020
The Trump administration’s early mismanagement of the novel coronavirus outbreak has put thousands of lives in danger.

FOIA to USTR requesting White House Communications about ZTE

March 18, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Trade Representative requesting communications with the White House about ZTE

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking HHS Coronavirus Messaging Directives

March 3, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking any directives, orders, decision memoranda, or guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services regarding public statements, public appearances, website changes or updates, or communications or press strategy on the coronavirus, COVID-19.