FOIA Number: DOE-17-0048

Statement on the Release of Lobbyist Ethics Waivers

June 7, 2017
The Office of Government Ethics today released ethics waivers from Trump administration appointees, documenting numerous potential conflicts of interest based on previous employment.

Watchdog Sues to Force Release of Ethics Waivers from Eight Trump Administration Agencies

May 17, 2017
Amid news reports that the Trump administration is attempting to block the release of ethics waivers given to former lobbyists working in the government, non-partisan watchdog American Oversight today sued to obtain copies of any ethics waivers issued by eight federal agencies.

FOIA Request to DOE Seeking Resumes of New Political Appointees

March 21, 2017
FOIA to Department of Energy seeking records identifying new political appointees working at the department, including resumes as well as any ethics or conflict of interest waivers or authorizations.