Entity: U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to DFC Seeking Communications with Leadership of Operation Warp Speed

August 10, 2020
FOIA request to the International Development Finance Corporation seeking communications with the leadership of Operation Warp Speed. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on the administration’s approach to developing, reviewing, and distributing vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus.

FOIA to DFC Seeking Record Disclosing a “Covid Mail” Email Address

July 9, 2020
FOIA to the International Development Finance Corporation seeking record disclosing a "Covid Mail" email address.

No Records Response from DFC for Emails from the White House “Covid Mail” System

July 6, 2020
The International Development Finance Corporation stated it had no email communications from the White House "Covid Mail" email system, which is reportedly used to forward coronavirus-related requests from "friends and family" of the White House to agency officials.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Jared Kushner’s Failed Coronavirus Supply Chain Task Force

June 18, 2020
Jared Kushner was tasked with managing the supply chain of lifesaving equipment and Americans paid the price. The public deserves to know why.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOD, FEMA, and DFC – Kushner’s Covid-19 Response

June 17, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of Defense for communications with or about individuals employed by firms enlisted in the Covid-19 response by White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. This lawsuit also seeks calendars and communications of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Adam Boehler regarding Kushner’s Covid-19 task force, including supply chain matters.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)

FOIA to DFC Seeking Emails from White House “Covid Mail” System

June 1, 2020
FOIA to International Development Finance Corporation seeking emails from the White House “Covid Mail” internal email system, which reportedly is used to forward requests from “friends and family” of the White House to agency officials.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.