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FOIA Number: TREAS-19-0751
No Records Response from Treasury Regarding Records of Otto Warmbier Ransom
June 28, 2019
No records response from the State Department in response to our FOIA seeking records sufficient to identify a transfer of value to North Korea for U.S. person Otto Warmbier.
News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act
June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
FOIA to Treasury Seeking Records of a Transfer of Value for a U.S. Person Imprisoned in North Korea
June 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking records of a transfer of value—monetary or otherwise—in exchange for the U.S. person imprisoned in North Korea, Otto Warmbier.