Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Investigating the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Sell Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia

March 12, 2019
American Oversight has filed FOIA requests across the administration to find out more about Trump administration appointees' push to sell U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, First Lady Melania Trump, and President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications with External Parties Related to Nuclear Technology

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury seeking communications of high-ranking agency officials with non-governmental individuals and organizations with ties to the nuclear technology industry.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Emails About Nuclear Technology Sharing

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Trade Representative seeking email communications with non-governmental parties including certain key terms related to nuclear technology sharing.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Talking Points and Decision Memos About Nuclear Technology

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Trade Representative seeking final talking points, records reflecting final decisions, and internal assessments including certain key terms related to nuclear technology sharing.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with National Security Council Personnel

March 8, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Trade Representative seeking communications between high-ranking agency officials and certain members of the National Security Council.

USTR Resumes of New Political Appointees Since December 2017

February 21, 2019
U.S. Trade Representative resumes of political appointees who started between December 2017 and January 2019.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

USTR Emails Between Political Appointees and Harley Davidson Representatives from March to July 2018

February 7, 2019
U.S. Trade Representative emails between political appointees and Harley Davidson representatives. During this time, news reports highlighted how tariffs would hurt US manufacturing. These emails are from March to July 2018.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with C. Boyden Gray

February 4, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Trade Representative seeking communications between top officials and influential Republican donor and lobbyist C. Boyden Gray

FOIA to USTR Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to USTR 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.