Topic: Health Care

News Roundup: Sidelining Safety and Science

July 10, 2020
The disconnect between the Trump administration’s posture and the reality on the ground — and the advice of health experts and scientists — has reached a disturbing degree.

Investigations Update: Mike Pompeo’s Abuses of Office, Trump’s Loyalty Purges, and Caring for Uninsured Covid-19 Patients

July 8, 2020
From voting rights to the pandemic, here's a look at our new investigations from the past week.
Mike and Susan Pompeo in January 2019

FOIA to USDA Seeking Leadership Communications About Food Shortage Predictions

July 6, 2020
FOIA to U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking leadership’s communications about potential and actual food shortages.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Leadership Communications About Food Shortage Predictions

July 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking leadership’s communications about potential and actual food shortages.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Leadership Communications About Food Shortage Predictions

July 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Health and Human Services seeking leadership’s communications about potential and actual food shortages.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Leadership Communications About Food Shortage Predictions

July 6, 2020
FOIA to Department of Homeland Security seeking leadership’s communications about potential and actual food shortages.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Food Supply Chain Task Force’s Records

July 6, 2020
FOIA to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, and U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking the records of a publicly reported Food Supply Chain Task Force.

News Roundup: ‘It’s Going to Sort of Just Disappear’

July 2, 2020
The virus won’t “disappear” anytime soon, especially so long as the Trump administration continues its mix of wishful thinking and inadequate actions.

Tulsa Health Officials Initially Estimated Trump Rally Would Directly Lead to 2 to 9 Deaths

July 2, 2020
The numbers, based on initial estimates of 19,000 attendees, put the decision to hold such a large indoor event in a stark light.
Trump arrives in Tulsa on June 20.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Electronic Communications Regarding Terminating EcoHealth Alliance’s Bat Coronavirus Grant

July 2, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeking all electronic communications regarding terminating EcoHealth Alliance’s Bat Coronavirus Grant.