Jurisdiction: Federal

Parallel Investigations Initiative FOIAs: Industry Influence, Denial of Reproductive Rights, and the Administration’s Family Separation Policy

October 9, 2018
As part of our Parallel Investigations Initiative, we’ve filed FOIA requests that mirror oversight letters sent by both the chairs and ranking members of committees in the House and Senate.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ 2017 Calendars

October 5, 2018
Detailed 2017 calendars for Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, obtained via FOIA litigation by American Oversight.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking John Gore Communications

October 4, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between John Gore, current Acting Assistant Attorney General, and outside entities.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Gene Hamilton Communications

October 4, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between Gene Hamilton, previous Senior Counselor to the Secretary, and outside entities.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Gene Hamilton Communications

October 4, 2018
FOIA to DHS seeking communications between Gene Hamilton, previous Senior Counselor to the Secretary, and outside entities.

FOIA to the U.S. Census Bureau Seeking Communications with Outside Entities

October 4, 2018
FOIA to the U.S. Census Bureau seeking communications between Dr. Ron Jarmin, current Acting Census Director and outside entities.

FOIA to DOI Regarding the Endangered Species Act

October 4, 2018
FOIA to DOI seeking records to shed light on Interior’s influence on the future of the Endangered Species Act, including communications containing the terms “ESA” and “Endangered” and with outside entities.

SBA Administrator McMahon’s Calendars

October 4, 2018
Limited version of SBA administrator McMahon's calendars. American Oversight later requested a more detailed version.

FOIA to Treasury Regarding the Trump Family’s Tax Practices

October 3, 2018
FOIA to Treasury regarding the Trump family’s tax and inheritance practices and issues—such as tax avoidance or evasion by members of the Trump family, Trump family tax returns, and passing of wealth between generations of the Trump family—between any individual, official, or staffer at the White House Office and Treasury officials.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications Between the Trump Organization and the IRS Regarding Trump Family Tax Evasion

October 3, 2018
FOIA to Treasury seeking communications between individuals associated with the Trump Organization and the IRS, including members of the Trump family to shed light on whether and to what extent high-ranking Treasury officials have taken action in light of this report or communicated with members of the Trump family or Trump Organization representatives in the wake of this report.