Entity: White House

U.S. House Motion to Intervene: American Oversight v. Treasury and OMB – Tax Reform

April 13, 2018
Motion filed by the U.S. House of Representatives seeking leave to intervene in American Oversight’s ongoing lawsuit against the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget over tax reform communications. American Oversight is attempting to compel the release of tax reform communications sent between Congress and both Treasury and OMB. In this motion, Congress argues that certain emails exchanged with the two agencies should be exempt from release under FOIA and should not be produced.

ONDCP NRR Regarding Opioids

April 5, 2018
No records response from ONDCP in response to our FOIA for communications with the opioid industry. (ONDCP-18-0147)

FOIA to OMB Regarding Trump’s Tweets About Amazon Seeking Communications

April 4, 2018
FOIA to OMB seeking communications containing the terms “Amazon” or “Bezos” or “AWS” or “Oracle” or “Catz” or “Hurd” or “Thiel." following Trump's tweets about Amazon.

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 CEQ Regarding Toll Roads Under the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 28, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking communications regarding the Trump administration's infrastructure plan and toll roads.

FOIA to CEQ Seeking Communications with Developers Regarding the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 27, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking communications between CEQ and a variety of developers and construction companies.

FOIA to CEQ Regarding the Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan

March 27, 2018
FOIA to CEQ seeking concerning the White House Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America, or other administration infrastructure-related policies or proposals, between CEQ and any member of Congress or congressional staff.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Appointee Resumes

March 22, 2018
American Oversight sued 18 agencies in order to force the release of resumes for political appointees across the Trump administration. This is the second lawsuit that American Oversight has filed seeking appointee resumes. FOIA requests included in this complaint cover appointees who joined the administration in the time period follow the first sets of resumes we obtained in 2017.

No Records Response From OMB

March 15, 2018
No records response from OMB regarding tax reform stakeholder communications.

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices.