Case Number: 18-2419

New Coronavirus Relief Bill Includes Nearly $2 Billion for Trump-Requested FBI Headquarters Project

July 29, 2020
See the latest records we’ve obtained in our investigation into Trump’s interference in the FBI headquarters relocation plan.

The Administration’s Attempts to Stonewall Investigations of Trump FBI Headquarters Interference Stumble in Court

April 21, 2020
Two recent federal court rulings found that agencies had conducted inadequate searches for documents American Oversight requested related to the president's influence over a multibillion-dollar project.

Opinion: American Oversight v. GSA, OMB, DOJ and FBI – FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

April 20, 2020
Opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, ruling that agencies had conducted inadequate searches for records requested by American Oversight.

DOJ Records Regarding White House Meeting About FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

September 3, 2019
Records from the Department of Justice's Office of the Deputy Attorney General regarding White House meetings related to the FBI Headquarters consolidation project.

No Records Response and Withheld Documents from OMB Regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

April 17, 2019
Office of Management and Budget no records response regarding White House communications and a December meeting regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project, and withheld records regarding communications with the Trump Organization.

Records from GSA Regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

March 15, 2019
Records from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) headquarters consolidation project. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on the project and to determine whether the president’s personal financial interests influenced the future FBI headquarters.

FBI Headquarters Investigation: Agencies Refusing to Search for Records of Trump Interference to Protect Hotel

March 4, 2019
Three federal agencies appear to be stonewalling our investigation into whether Trump canceled a multibillion-dollar FBI relocation project in order to benefit his D.C. hotel.

No Records and Withheld Records Responses from GSA regarding White House FBI Headquarters Meetings

December 7, 2018
The General Services Administration provided a single letter responding to three separate FOIA requests. The letter states that GSA has no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA requests for meeting notes, agendas, or other materials related to meetings that took place at the White House regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project on December 20, 2017 or June 15, 2018.  For the meeting that took place in January 2018, GSA claims that any records it has are exempt from release under FOIA.

New Lawsuit Seeks Details of White House, Trump Organization Involvement in FBI Headquarters Decision

October 23, 2018
American Oversight today filed a suite of lawsuits to uncover the role that President Trump and the Trump Organization played in reversing a long-time plan to relocate the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters outside of Washington, DC. In its current location at the J. Edgar Hoover building, FBI headquarters sits a block away from the Trump International Hotel.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ, FBI, OMB, and GSA – White House Meetings Regarding FBI Headquarters

October 23, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against DOJ, FBI, OMB, and GSA seeking records of White House meetings regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project.