Topic: Budget, Taxes & the Economy

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to the Coronavirus

May 15, 2020
FOIA to United States Trade Representative (USTR) seeking communications containing key terms related to the coronavirus outbreak.

FOIA to USTR Seeking Communications Between Robert Lighthizer and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Concerning Coronavirus

May 15, 2020
FOIA to United States Trade Representative (USTR) for communications between Robert Lighthizer and Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.

FOIA to DFC Asking for Adam Boehler’s Communications with Kushner and Associates

May 12, 2020
FOIA to U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) asking for CEO Adam Boehler’s comms with the Jared Kushner and associates.

FOIA to DFC Asking for Adam Boehler’s Calendars and Communications about COVID-19 Supply Chain Matters

May 12, 2020
FOIA to U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) asking for CEO Adam Boehler’s calendar entries and external communications about COVID-19 supply chain matters, including Jared Kushner’s “task force” and private sector volunteers.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Legal Analyses Regarding Pause of World Health Organization Funding

May 7, 2020
FOIA to OMB, State, and HHS seeking legal analyses regarding the decision to pause WHO funding.

FOIA to State Seeking Impact Assessments and Directives Regarding World Health Organization Funding

May 7, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of State seeking final assessments regarding the impact of cutting World Health Organization funding and related guidance.

FOIA to HHS Email Communications Regarding Pause of World Health Organization Funding

May 7, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking email communications regarding pause of WHO funding.

FOIA to USAID Seeking Impact Assessments and Directives Regarding World Health Organization Funding

May 7, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking final assessments regarding the impact of cutting World Health Organization funding and related guidance.