Topic: Business and Economic Policy

FOIA to USDA Seeking Directives Regarding Inclusion of Trump-Signed Letters in Food Boxes

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking policy directives to contractors regarding the inclusion of letters signed by President Trump in food boxes distributed by the Farmers to Families Food Box program.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with White House Regarding Farmers to Families Food Box Program

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking communications between top agency officials and White House advisers, including Ivanka Trump, regarding the Farmers to Food Box Program.

FOIA to SBA Seeking Communications with Kentucky Businesses

September 8, 2020
FOIA request to the Small Business Administration seeking communications with Kentucky based businesses or lobbyists.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Mitch McConnell

September 8, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of the United States Trade Representative and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or his staff.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications with Kentucky Businesses

September 8, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of the United States Trade Representative seeking communications with Kentucky based businesses or lobbyists.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

No Records Response from CDC Regarding World Health Organization Funding

August 31, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records sufficient to identify any entities (including but not limited to nongovernmental organizations, international organizations, or foreign countries) currently receiving U.S. funding that was previously directed to the World Health Organization.

Commerce Communication Records with Chevron Corporation

August 28, 2020
Department of Commerce emails and calendar entries concerning meetings between Secretary Wilbur Ross and representatives of Chevron Corporation. These documents were received in response to American Oversight's request for records related to financial and industry meetings that appear on Ross’ calendars.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.

CFPB Records Regarding a Potential Meeting with Rep. Hensarling September 2019

August 24, 2020
Records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of the Treasury in response to American Oversight's request for records of former House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling’s email communications with former staffers now working in financial regulatory agencies.