Jurisdiction: Federal

OSTP Political Appointee Oaths of Office

February 16, 2018
Oaths of office signed by Trump administration political appointees at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Investigation of Pruitt’s Expensive Travel Habits

February 16, 2018
Amid new revelations about Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt's frequent use of expensive, first-class air travel – which agency officials have admitted was intended to allow Pruitt to avoid interactions with Americans upset by the administrator's actions – nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today called on the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) and the EPA Inspector General to open investigations into the potential misuse of taxpayer funds.

OMB Tax Reform Communications with External Entities

February 16, 2018
Communications between OMB and selected external entities regarding potential legislation affecting the federal tax code.

FOIA to ONDCP Seeking Communications with Conway

February 16, 2018
FOIA to the Office of National Drug Control Policy seeking communications related to the opioid epidemic between (a) ONDCP political appointees David Marella, Taylor P. Weyeneth, Lawrence Lloyd Muir and Pamela Stevens and (b) Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway (or anyone acting on Ms. Conway’s behalf, including Ms. Conway’s Chief of Staff Renee Hudson and Ms. Conway’s Special Assistant Catharine Cypher).

FOIA to ONDCP Seeking Communications with Kellyanne Conway

February 16, 2018
FOIA to ONDCP seeking communications between (a) ONDCP Acting Director Richard Baum and (b) Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway (or anyone acting on Ms. Conway’s behalf, including Ms. Conway’s Chief of Staff Renee Hudson and Ms. Conway’s Special Assistant Catharine Cypher).

FOIA to ONDCP Seeking Communications Regarding the Opioid Crisis

February 16, 2018
FOIA seeking communications between ONDCP and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regarding actions taken under the authority granted by the Trump administration’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis. (ONDCP-18-0107)

FOIA Seeking Communications Between HHS and Kellyanne Conway

February 16, 2018
FOIA to HHS seeking communications between HHS and Kellyanne Conway regarding the opioid crisis.

FOIA Regarding HHS’s Response to the Opioid Crisis

February 16, 2018
Records sufficient to show all actions HHS has taken under the authority granted by Acting Secretary Hargan’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.

FOIA to HHS Regarding Efforts to Allow Remote Prescribing

February 16, 2018
Records sufficient to identify all actions HHS has taken to allow for expanded access to remote prescribing of medicines for substance abuse treatment by telemedicine under the authority granted by Acting Secretary Hargan’s October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.

FOIA Seeking Appointments and Resumes at HHS

February 16, 2018
Records sufficient to identify any temporary appointments or assignments of personnel made by HHS under the authority provided by Acting Secretary Hargan's October 26, 2017 declaration of a public health emergency resulting from the opioid crisis.