Entity: White House

News Roundup: From the Top Down

September 27, 2019
Efforts to get Ukraine to investigate the president's perceived rivals have been known for months. We want to know how many were involved.
(White House Photo)

Why Obstruction of Congressional Investigations Could Be Grounds for Impeachment

September 27, 2019
In the past, Congress has cited obstruction of oversight as a basis for impeaching a president.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with Congress Related to Efforts to Pressure Ukraine to Investigate the President’s Political Opponents

September 24, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking email communications with Congress that may relate to any untoward effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents, Joe Biden, in an effort to give the president an electoral advantage by withholding or limiting aid to Ukraine.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Records Related to Efforts to Pressure Ukraine to Investigate the President’s Political Opponents

September 24, 2019
FOIA to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking email communications that may relate to any untoward effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents, Joe Biden, in an effort to give the president an electoral advantage.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Any Directives to Withhold Aid from Ukraine

September 24, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking any directives to withhold aid from Ukraine in light of reports that President Trump sought to withhold such aid before speaking with Ukraine’s president and potentially pressuring Ukraine to commence an investigation of one of the president’s political opponents.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications Between Michael Williams and Gun Rights Advocates

September 23, 2019
FOIA request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking communications between Michael Williams and gun rights advocates.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

August 30, 2019
FOIA Request to Office of Management and Budget seeking communications from agency officials to President Trump’s reelection campaign or other interests supporting the president’s reelection.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Email Communications with Mary Vought or Vought Strategies, LLC

August 23, 2019
FOIA to the Office of Management and Budget seeking email communications with Mary Vought, or her communications firm, Vought Strategies, LLC.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Decision Memos Signed by Director Mulvaney

August 23, 2019
FOIA to the Office of Management and Budget seeking all decision memoranda signed by Director Mulvaney.

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.