FOIA Number: DOT-18-0673

New Records Illustrate Extensive Influence Wielded by Leader of Group Pushing Conservative Judicial Agenda

September 24, 2020
Documents obtained by American Oversight provide new details on Federalist Society co-chair Leonard Leo’s involvement in federal judicial nominations, including to the U.S. Supreme Court.

DOT Calendars for Senior Staff Officials March 2017 – 2018

July 24, 2020
Calendars from the Department of Transportation (DOT) for senior staff officials. These records include calendar entries for former DOT press secretary Allison Myra Moore spanning from March 2017 to March 2018.

More Evidence of Chao’s Preferential Treatment of Kentucky-Specific Requests

June 17, 2019
American Oversight has uncovered documents bolstering reports of coordination between the office of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the office of Senator Mitch McConnell.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOT – Chao/McConnell Communications

June 17, 2019
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the Department of Transportation seeking communications between McConnell’s office and DOT officials, as well as recent calendars for Secretary Chao, Todd Inman, and other senior aides.

FOIA to DOT Seeking Updated Calendars for Senior Staff Officials

October 17, 2018
FOIA to DOT seeking updated calendars for Elaine Chao, Jeff Rosen, Geoff Burr, Doug Simon, Tamara Somerville, and Allison Moore.