Case Number: 19-1857

USDA Emails with Congressmember Tom Emmer Regarding Twin Metals in 2018 and 2019


December 31, 2019
U.S Department of Agriculture emails with Congressman Tom Emmer regarding Twin Metals. These documents detail three calls between Minnesota Congressional members and USDA regarding Twin Metals, which occurred in March 2018 as well as February and March 2019.


DOI Email Communications with Members of Congress Regarding Twin Metals

December 31, 2019
Department of Interior records in response to our FOIA request seeking communications between DOI officials and members of Congress regarding Twin Metals.

NRR from USDA Regarding Communications with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump

December 30, 2019
The Department of Agriculture stated that it had no records of communications with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. American Oversight asked for this correspondence following reports of their potential influence on decisions surrounding Twin Metals, which is run by their landlord in Washington, DC.

News Roundup: Beyond Impeachment — The Investigations Continue

December 20, 2019
There's plenty to investigate as we approach the end of 2019 — Ukraine-related and otherwise.

DOI Records in Regarding Twin Metals Mining Company

November 29, 2019
Records from the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management in response to our FOIA seeking communications between senior officials and representatives from for the mining company Twin Metals.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
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Lawsuit Seeks Records of Trump Family Influence over Minnesota Mining Project

June 25, 2019
American Oversight today sued for records related to the decision to renew the leases for a Chilean mining company headed by the family of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's landlord.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOI and USDA – Twin Metals

June 25, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Interior, the Bureau of Land Management, the Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Forest Service seeking records related to the Twin Metals mining lease granted to Antofagasta in the Boundary Waters wilderness.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Records Relating to Twin Metals’s Mining Leases

April 23, 2019
FOIA to USDA seeking records relating to mining leases held by subsidiary of company owned by Ivanka and Jared Kushner's Washington, DC landlord.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Records Relating to Twin Metals’s Mining Leases

April 23, 2019
FOIA to DOI seeking records relating to mining leases held by subsidiary of company owned by Ivanka and Jared Kushner's Washington, DC landlord.