Entity: White House

FOIA to OSTP Regarding Uranium Mining and Outside Influence

September 7, 2018
FOIA to the Office of Science and Technology Policy seeking communications to shed light on the influence of uranium mining companies and their lobbyists on the administration’s critical mineral designations and other policies, including the decision to shrink the size of the Bears Ears National Monument.

Complaint: Lambda Legal v. OMB – Kavanaugh LGBTQ Records

September 4, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit on behalf of Lambda Legal, who is seeking records from Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's time during the Bush administration working on LGBTQ-related issues.

USTR Records Regarding Career Holdovers from the Previous Administration

August 20, 2018
U.S. Trade Representative response to a request for records regarding holdovers from the previous administration. Records include email correspondence with Michael Cernovich, an alt-right commentator.

Commission Records Show No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud

August 3, 2018
Secretary Dunlap released his preliminary review of those records, revealing that the PACEI had uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud, directly contrary to statements by the White House and PACEI Vice Chair Kris Kobach.

PACEI Records Released to Maine Secretary of State Dunlap

August 3, 2018
Files from the now-disbanded Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) released to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap in response to his litigation seeking access to the records. On July 18, 2018, the PACEI released over 8,000 pages of records to Dunlap.

Complaint: Allied Progress v. OMB and CFPB – Kraninger Records

July 25, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit representing Allied Progress, an organization suing to uncover the records related to CFPB nominee Kathy Kraninger.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with the Heritage Foundation

July 17, 2018
FOIA to OMB seeking communications with the Heritage Foundation and the Foundation for Government Accountability regarding government reorganization.

OMB Congressional Communications Regarding Tax Reform

July 16, 2018
Obtained by American Oversight via FOIA litigation in our tax reform lawsuit. Record containing congressional communications regarding tax reform.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Regarding Harley-Davidson

July 13, 2018
FOIA to USTR regarding the Trump administration's response to Harley Davidson's announcement that they're moving production overseas. This FOIA is seeking communications between Harley-Davidson Motor Company and political appointees in various offices at USTR, as well as communications containing terms related to Harley-Davidson.

Investigation Update: Tax Reform

July 12, 2018
American Oversight has been investigating the Trump administration’s overhaul of the federal tax code. The negotiations for the tax reform bill passed last December took place largely behind closed doors, but the public has a right to know how that bill was written, whether the administration and Congress were truthful about the changes they made, and who will really benefit.