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.
FOIA to HUD seeking former senior advisor and current Region II Administrator Lynne Patton communications with or about John Bennardo, Legacy Builders, Favaro, LLC, Favara, LLC, Blair Brandt, Next Step Realty, and Heritage Builders.
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between Jim Daly, Tim Goeglin, Joel Vaughan, or any person representing Focus on the Family or the Family Policy Alliance and Ben Caron, Lynne Patton, and other HUD officials.
FOIA to HUD seeking communications with or regarding Concerned Veterans for America to shed light on whether or not Concerned Veterans for America is having on wide-ranging policy discussions that affect millions of Americans, as well as influence of private individuals with connections to the president on federal government actions and policies.
Documents obtained by American Oversight show that Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials circumvented standard Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) policies to deal with politically-sensitive requests related to the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and complained about inquiries from members of Congress.
FOIA to HUD seeking communications between Secretary Benjamin Carson; his chief of staff; or any political appointees in the Office of the Secretary or the Office of Public Affairs and a variety of construction companies and corporations. This FOIA was submitted to shed light on Ben Caron's family involvement at the agency.