FOIA Number: DOD-20-1032

New Records Include Private Executives’ Emails with Hahn, Kushner

May 27, 2021
American Oversight has obtained new emails from 2020 in which Trump officials fielded requests from private-sector representatives, in some cases requesting assistance from top public health officials.

Emails from Spring 2020 Show Prominent TV Personalities Sending Requests About Hydroxychloroquine Trials

May 18, 2021
American Oversight has obtained records in which Dr. Mehmet Oz asked for federal assistance with obtaining hydroxychloroquine, a drug dubiously promoted by Trump as a coronavirus treatment.

DOD Communications Regarding Private Individuals Involved in Covid-19 Response

April 23, 2021
Records from the Department of Defense released in response to American Oversight's request for emails with or about private individuals employed by firms enlisted in the coronavirus response by Jared Kushner. These records include communications with Jared Kushner concerning pandemic-related contracts and supplies.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Jared Kushner’s Failed Coronavirus Supply Chain Task Force

June 18, 2020
Jared Kushner was tasked with managing the supply chain of lifesaving equipment and Americans paid the price. The public deserves to know why.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOD, FEMA, and DFC – Kushner’s Covid-19 Response

June 17, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of Defense for communications with or about individuals employed by firms enlisted in the Covid-19 response by White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. This lawsuit also seeks calendars and communications of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Adam Boehler regarding Kushner’s Covid-19 task force, including supply chain matters.

News Roundup: Miracle Drugs and Trump’s Alternate Reality

April 24, 2020
Trump has seemingly failed to learn that no amount of political spin can minimize his administration’s mismanaged pandemic response.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Emails With and About Private Individuals Involved in Coronavirus Response

April 23, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Defense Seeking emails with or about private individuals employed by firms enlisted in the coronavirus response by Jared Kushner.