Topic: Trade & Industry

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.

Records from U.S. Trade Office Show Communications with Trump Adviser Who Claimed to Have Dug Up Dirt on Bidens on Trip to China

June 26, 2020
American Oversight obtained records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that include multiple emails between that office and Michael Pillsbury, one of Trump's China advisers.

News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Jared Kushner’s Failed Coronavirus Supply Chain Task Force

June 18, 2020
Jared Kushner was tasked with managing the supply chain of lifesaving equipment and Americans paid the price. The public deserves to know why.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOD, FEMA, and DFC – Kushner’s Covid-19 Response

June 17, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the Department of Defense for communications with or about individuals employed by firms enlisted in the Covid-19 response by White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner. This lawsuit also seeks calendars and communications of U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Adam Boehler regarding Kushner’s Covid-19 task force, including supply chain matters.