Topic: Congress

FOIA Request to Department of Education Communications Between Senior Officials and Lamar Alexander

June 21, 2017
Communications between senior officials, including Secretary DeVos, and the office of Sen. Lamar Alexander.

DOJ FBI Response Neither Confirms Nor Denies Comey Briefing Book

June 20, 2017
The FBI responded to American Oversight's FOIA Request for (DOJ-17-0142) communications with DOJ and the media regarding the decision to fire former FBI Director Comey.

Letter to Burr and Warner: Senate Should Request Trump-Comey Tapes

May 12, 2017
American Oversight sent a letter to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chairman Mark Warner urging them to request any recordings of conversations between President Trump and former FBI Director Comey – and to issue subpoenas if the president does not comply.

FOIA Request to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Communications with House Ways and Means Committee

May 12, 2017
Communications between CMS and the House Ways and Means Committee regarding proposed administrative or legislative actions.

FOIA Request to FCC Communications With White House About Net Neutrality

May 11, 2017
Communications and records of meetings between FCC officials and White House officials regarding net neutrality.

FOIA Request to Treasury Department

May 11, 2017
Communications with the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposed legislation or administrative actions.

FOIA Request to FBI Communications with DOJ and Media Regarding Comey Firing

May 10, 2017
Communications with DOJ and the media regarding the decision to fire former FBI Director Comey.

Ethics Watchdog Challenges Congressional Moves to Limit Government Transparency

May 9, 2017
Non-partisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today wrote a letter to the General Counsel of the House of Representatives, criticizing recent attempts by Congress to shield government records from release under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and asking the Counsel to explain why this does not violate the law.

FOIA Request to the Federal Reserve Communications with House Financial Services Committee

May 9, 2017
Communications with the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposed legislation or administrative actions.

FOIA Request to National Credit Union Administration Communications with House Financial Services Committee

May 9, 2017
Communications with the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposed legislation or administrative actions.