FOIA Number: MULTI-DHS-19-0224

Is DHS Failing to Search for Records — Or Is Washington’s Most Influential Lobbying Firm Inflating Its Reports?

March 19, 2019
Despite the existence of numerous lobbying disclosure reports, DHS has told American Oversight that it cannot identify any records of communications between political appointees and representatives of a Trump-connected lobbying firm.

No Records Response from DHS Regarding Communications with Ballard Partners

February 25, 2019
No records response from the Department of Homeland Security claiming that it has no records of its political appointees communicating with the Trump-linked lobbying firm Ballard Partners.

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.