Topic: Business and Economic Policy

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

Investigations Update: Pompeo’s RNC Speech, DeJoy’s Calendars, and Kentucky’s Voter Fraud Task Force

September 9, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Pompeo’s unprecedented convention appearance, the cost of Chad Wolf’s July trip to Portland, and more.

FOIA to USDA for Records Regarding Cost of Including Trump-Signed Letters in Food Boxes

September 9, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking records sufficient to identify the cost of including letters signed by President Trump in boxes if food distributed by the Farmers to Families Food Box program.

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.