Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

FOIA to USTR for Communications with Sen. Mitch McConnell

July 2, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for communication records with Sen. Mitch McConnell's office.

Records from U.S. Trade Office Show Communications with Trump Adviser Who Claimed to Have Dug Up Dirt on Bidens on Trip to China

June 26, 2020
American Oversight obtained records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that include multiple emails between that office and Michael Pillsbury, one of Trump's China advisers.

American Oversight’s Investigations into Trump’s Foreign Policy, and Five Key Takeaways from John Bolton’s Book

June 26, 2020
John Bolton's new book has brought renewed attention to a number of President Trump's corrupt foreign policy actions. Here's what we're still investigating.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

USTR Records of Communications Containing Key Words Related to Reopening

June 23, 2020
United States Trade Representative records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications containing key terms related to the coronavirus outbreak. These records include conversations concerning reopening.

USTR Records of Coronavirus-Related Communications with Jared Kushner

June 23, 2020
Records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in response to American Oversight's request for communications between Robert Lighthizer and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. These records include communications with Kusher concerning materials for testing and personal protective equipment.

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.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to the Coronavirus

May 15, 2020
FOIA to United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeking communications containing key terms related to the coronavirus outbreak.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Between Robert Lighthizer and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Concerning Coronavirus

May 15, 2020
FOIA to United States Trade Representative (USTR) for communications between Robert Lighthizer and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.

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.