Entity: White House

USTR Communications with Stephen Miller

March 20, 2019
U.S. Trade Representative emails with and about White House adviser Stephen Miller.

No Records Response from CEQ for Happer Communications

March 19, 2019
The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request for communications between CEQ employees and Dr. William Happer. In early 2019, the White House announced it intended to create a new committee, headed by Happer, to challenge established climate science.

USTR Calendars for Deputy Chief of Staff Pam Marcus and White House Liaison Stewart Ackerly

March 13, 2019
U.S. Trade Representative calendars for Deputy Chief of Staff Pam Marcus and White House Liaison Stewart Ackerly. Timeframe spans June 2017 through December 2018.

USTR Records Related to Communications with Boyden Gray

March 4, 2019
United States Trade Representative records related to communications or meetings with Boyden Gray.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements Prior to the Government Shutdown

February 7, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

Court Orders Trump Administration to Turn Over More Voter-Fraud Commission Records

January 28, 2019
A federal court ordered the now-disbanded voter-fraud commission to turn over additional documents to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap by the end of February.

White House Memo Appointing Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General on November 8, 2018.

January 28, 2019
White House Memo appointing Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General on November 8, 2018.

Order: Dunlap v. PACEI – Release of Additional Documents

January 28, 2019
Order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instructing the Trump administration to release additional documents from the Presidential Advisory Committee on Election Integrity (PACEI) to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, who served on the commission before it was disbanded in January 2018.

CEQ Official Urged Senators to Voice Support for President’s Infrastructure Plans

January 18, 2019
Former CEQ official Alex Herrgott pushed Senate staffers in 2018 to ask their bosses to voice support for the administration’s infrastructure plans, going so far as to feed them lines.
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on infrastructure initiative at inland waterway site Wednesday June 7, 2017, at Rivertown Marina in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)