Topic: Budget, Taxes & the Economy

FOIA to DFC Seeking Emails from White House “Covid Mail” System

June 1, 2020
FOIA to International Development Finance Corporation seeking emails from the White House “Covid Mail” internal email system, which reportedly is used to forward requests from “friends and family” of the White House to agency officials.

No Records Response from FED Regarding Communications with the White House

June 1, 2020
The Federal Reserve stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with the White House.

No Records Response from FED Regarding Communications with White House about Monetary Policy

June 1, 2020
The Federal Reserve stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with White House about monetary policy.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

FOIA to State Seeking a Copy of Plan to Cut Retirement Benefits in Exchange for Coronavirus Relief

May 28, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking a copy of a plan drafted by State Senior Advisor Paul Touw proposing a cut in retirement benefits for those accessing coronavirus relief.

FOIA to State for Communications of Official Who Proposed Cut to Retirement Benefits in Exchange for Coronavirus Relief

May 28, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking email communications of State Senior Advisor Paul Touw, who proposed a cut in retirement benefits for those accessing coronavirus relief.

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Treasury Records of a Meeting with President Trump and Wall Street Executives in March 2020

May 19, 2020
Department of the Treasury Records of a Meeting with President Trump and Wall Street Executives in March 2020.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Records Concerning JEDI Contract Withheld Under the Presidential Communications Privilege

May 19, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking any documents withheld from the Inspector General’s review of the award of the JEDI contract under assertion of the Presidential Communications Privilege.

Treasury Records on Leveraged Lending from 2017 to 2019

May 18, 2020
Department of the Treasury Records regarding leveraged lending from 2017 to 2019.