Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

August 30, 2019
FOIA Request to U.S Trade Representative seeking communications from agency officials to President Trump’s reelection campaign or other interests supporting the president’s reelection.

USTR Records of Communications with Lobbyist Matt Schlapp

August 12, 2019
Records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding communications with lobbyist Matt Schlapp.

News Roundup: Investigating the Administration’s Response to Domestic Terrorism

August 9, 2019
American Oversight has been investigating the administration’s response to domestic terrorism and acts of violence.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Stephen Miller and Robert Gabriel Jr.

August 5, 2019
FOIA to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative seeking communications with or about Robert Gabriel Jr. and Stephen Miller. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the influence of Stephen Miller on immigration and trade policy, including through his top aide.

FOIA to the U.S. Trade Representative Seeking Communications with Lobbyist Matthew Schlapp Regarding Trade and Health Issues

July 16, 2019
FOIA to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative seeking communications with Matt Schlapp or with his lobbying firm Cove Strategies—which has registered new clients since President Trump took office and has contacted agencies regarding trade issues.

USTR Records Regarding Meetings with Between Senior Appointees and Zekelman Industries

July 10, 2019
Records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in response to American Oversight's FOIA seeking records of communications and meetings between senior appointees and Zekelman Industries.

USTR Records Regarding a ‘Trade Messaging’ Meeting with Jared Kushner and Frank Luntz

July 10, 2019
Records from the United States Trade Representative regarding a June, 2018 meeting on "trade messaging" involving pollster Frank Luntz, Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, White House Senior Policy Adviser Stephen Miller and others.

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

FOIA to USTR Seeking Records Related to Communications with Frank Luntz

June 14, 2019
FOIA to Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Seeking Records Related to Communications with Frank Luntz

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Zekelman Industries

June 12, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Trade Representative seeking email communications and calendar entries for meetings between senior appointees and Zekelman Industries.