Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

FOIA to USTR Seeking WhatsApp Messages Between Jared Kushner and Lighthizer

May 1, 2019
FOIA to USTR seeking WhatsApp messages between Jared Kushner and Ambassador Lighthizer.

No Records Response from USTR Regarding Sharing Nuclear Technology with Saudi Arabia.

April 12, 2019
U.S Trade Representative stated that it had no record of sharing nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia. American Oversight asked for records with key words including "Marshall Plan," "IP3," "Barrack," and "Colonel Northstar."

No Records Response from USTR Regarding Outside Communications About Saudi Nuclear Deal

April 4, 2019
No records response from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding communications between certain USTR officials and certain individuals and organizations reported to have been connected to a plan to give nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.

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

No Records Response from USTR Regarding Communications with NSC Officials

March 8, 2019
No records response from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding communications with National Security Council officials Derek Harvey, K.T. McFarland, and Michael Flynn.

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.