"Eric Trump agrees ... and told me to call Jared, if necessary," wrote senior HUD official and former Trump family aide Lynne Patton in a 2017 email to White House staff, uncovered by American Oversight.
Records from the Department of Housing and Urban Development including emails between Lynne Patton, who was then a senior advisor to Secretary Carson, and employees in the Executive Office of the President at the White House. The emails include a February 2017 exchange in which Patton references consulting with Eric Trump about a personnel dispute
FOIA to HUD seeking communications containing pro-Trump phrases to determine if the OSC's new Hatch Act guidance, which prohibits discussions of impeachment and resistance, also applies to pro-Trump speech.
Housing and Urban Development records in response to our FOIA seeking all SF-50 forms related to Mason Alexander and a change in position or title, as well as records showing the official titles and duties of Alexander.
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.
Housing and Urban Development emails involving Carson-ally Armstrong Williams and related email domains. American Oversight requested these records because of the long relationship between Carson and Williams, who is a business partner of Sinclair Media.
Housing and Urban Development stated that it had no records of communications with Armstrong Williams or Sinclair Media for a particular set of custodians. This is an interim response; additional custodians are currently being searched/reviewed.
FOIA to HUD seeking calendars for Secretary Ben Carson, Pamela Hughes Patenaude, Sheila Greenwood, Deana Bass, Lynne Patton, and Dana Page, among others from December 1, 2017 through the date of search.