Entity: White House

Opinion: Dunlap v. PACEI

June 27, 2018
Opinion in Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap's lawsuit against PACEI ordering the now-defunct voter fraud commission to turn over the records he was denied when serving on the commission.

Council on Environmental Quality Communications With Congressional Staff About Infrastructure Proposals

June 15, 2018
Emails between Alex Herrgott, associate director of infrastructure for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and congressional staff regarding the president's infrastructure plan.

CEQ Emails Regarding Potential Attempts to Purge Career Employees

June 15, 2018
Council on Environmental Quality records attempting to discern whether political appointees targeted career employees they perceived to be disloyal to the current administration.

American Oversight and CREW Request Trump Stop Destroying Presidential Records

June 14, 2018
Following reports that President Trump has a habit of ripping up presidential documents including memos, letters, and notes, and that the White House fired the staffers who had been tasked with taping them back together, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) and American Oversight called on the Trump Administration to fully comply with the Presidential Records Act (PRA) and preserve all presidential records.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Scheduler Communications with Outside Entities

June 14, 2018
FOIA to OMB seeking communications between all schedulers and advance team personnel for OMB Director Mick Mulvaney, or other personnel with such scheduling or advance responsibilities, and any external entities or individuals. This FOIA is seeking records to shed light on the priorities of high-ranking government officials within the agency.

USTR Emails Reveal Tensions, Inconsistencies in Trump Administration’s NAFTA Strategy

June 6, 2018
Emails obtained by American Oversight show that in a hasty attempt to scrap and replace NAFTA, USTR and the administration alienated stakeholders, rushed through processes for soliciting comment, and even held contradictory public positions.

Emails Show Insider Access for Steel Industry Lobbyists Tied to Lighthizer

May 31, 2018
Emails obtained by American Oversight through a Freedom of Information Act request uncovered a friendly relationship between U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) officials and lobbyists representing the steel industry.

FOIA to OMB Seeking Email Regarding Border Wall

May 31, 2018
FOIA to OMB seeking email from March 29, 2017 that was redacted in a previous set of records received by American Oversight.

USTR Communications With the Steel Industry About Tariffs

May 23, 2018
These documents show the communications between officials in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative and representatives of the steel industry about the Trump administration's decision to impose steep steel tariffs.

USTR NAFTA Communications with Private Stakeholders

May 22, 2018
Emails and other communications between the Office of the US Trade Representative and outside private stakeholders regarding the Trump administration's efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.