Topic: Business and Economic Policy

Tracking Taxpayer Spending at Trump Properties

January 15, 2021
Even as Trump’s presidency sunsets, it’s still hard to tell how much money went from public coffers into his pockets.

In the Documents: HHS’s Pandemic Relief Contracts with UnitedHealth Group

January 4, 2021
The records also contain meeting invitations that raise questions about potential conflicts of interest.

Commerce Inspector General Records Regarding Complaints Made by Census Enumerators

December 16, 2020
Records from the Commerce Department's Office of the Inspector General in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting tips or complaints made by census enumerators. These records include summaries of submitted complaints.

DOL Ethics Records and Emails Regarding Marco M. Rajkovich From 2019

December 15, 2020
The Department of Labor's Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ethics records and emails regarding Marco M. Rajkovich. These records show that Rajkovich has recused himself from two cases and submitted a form to ethics intending to divest from the Company.

USSS Spending Records Regarding Trump’s Visit to the Trump Turnberry Resort

December 2, 2020
Records from the U.S. Secret Service in response to American Oversight's request for records sufficient to show the total Secret Service spending in overtime pay for Secret Service agents protecting the president during the president's July 2018 visit to the Trump Turnberry resort. This FOIA was submitted as part of our Parallel Investigations Initiative.

CDC Email Communications Regarding Pause of World Health Organization Funding

December 1, 2020
Heavily redacted communications from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in response to American Oversight's request for emails concerning a pause on WHO funding.

Commerce Calendars for Secretary Wilbur Ross from January 2017 to December 2018

November 23, 2020
Records from the Department of Commerce in response to American Oversight's request for records concerning steel tariffs and meetings with representatives of the steel industry. These records include calendars for Secretary Wilbur Ross from January 2017 to December 2018.

Commerce ITA NAFTA Renegotiation Talking Points and Emails

November 23, 2020
Records from the Commerce Department's International Trade Administration regarding the NAFTA renegotiations, including emails, talking points, and briefing memos for senior staff. Obtained via FOIA by American Oversight.

DOL Records Regarding Casino Magnate Steve Wynn

November 19, 2020
Department of Labor (DOL) records in response to American Oversight's request for communications with the White House about Trump donor and casino magnate Steve Wynn. A previous American Oversight FOIA request revealed that the White House requested a Department of Justice meeting about Wynn litigation.

USDA Communications with Secretary Perdue’s Family Email Domain

October 29, 2020
Records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to American Oversight's request for Secretary Perdue’s email communications with family members working for Perdue, Inc., and Perdue email domains. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on Secretary Perdue’s actions and communications during his tenure as Secretary of Agriculture.