Entity: Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Receipts for Office Renovation Expenses

March 29, 2018
Records from USTR regarding office renovations.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Related to Steel Tariffs

March 2, 2018
FOIA to USTR seeking communications between Ambassador Robert Lighthizer, Stephen Vaughn, Jamieson Greer or Timothy Reif and the steel industry.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Outside Entities

February 7, 2018
FOIA request to the Office of the United States Trade Representative seeking communications between political appointees and various outside entities, including Alcoa, Amazon, Chevron, Tom Barrack, Dow Chemical, FoxConn, and US Steel.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications With State Governments Regarding NAFTA

February 7, 2018
FOIA seeking all communications between any political appointee or SES staff at USTR and any state government regarding NAFTA.

USTR Ethics Pledges Signed by Political Appointees

February 6, 2018
Documents from USTR in response to our FOIA request for ethics pledges and Oaths of Offices signed by all presidentially appointed employees (including those confirmed by the Senate) (MULTI-18-0034).

Documents in Action: Resumes Reveal Industry Connections and Less-Qualified Candidates

January 29, 2018
American Oversight has uncovered the identities, job titles, and resumes of hundreds of political appointees that the Trump administration has installed at cabinet agencies across the government - and that information has been helping journalists investigate and cover the workings of the administration.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

USTR Senior Staff Calendars Regarding NAFTA

January 2, 2018
Records from USTR in response to our FOIA request for the calendars of the USTR, USTR for the Western Hemisphere, USTR General Counsel, and USTR Chief of Staff. These records contain USTR Ambassador Robert Lighthizer calendars.

US Trade Representative Identities and Resumes of Political Appointees

December 27, 2017
Records identifying new political appointees working at the USTR, including resumes as well as any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.