Entity: Department of the Treasury

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications with Halkbank and Giuliani

January 15, 2020
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury regarding Halkbank seeking external communications with Halkbank and Rudolph Giuliani. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

News Roundup: Presidential War Powers and New Impeachment Documents

January 10, 2020
A lot has happened during the first week of 2020 — including the release of new Ukraine-related documents.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications about Halkbank with the White House

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury regarding Halkbank seeking communications with the White House about the investigation into sanction evasion. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications about Halkbank with Turkish Officials

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury regarding Halkbank seeking communications with Turkish officials about an investigation into sanction evasion. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications about Halkbank with External Entities

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury regarding Halkbank seeking external communications about the investigation into sanction evasion. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to Treasury for Communications Regarding Short-Term Health Insurance Policies

December 20, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Treasury seeking communications with insurance industry interests regarding federal rules concerning short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans.

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

American Oversight Sues for Treasury Communications About Russian Investment in Kentucky Plant

December 12, 2019
American Oversight filed a pair of lawsuits as part of its investigation of ties between administration officials and a Russian company that announced a $200 million investment in a Kentucky plant.
(Photos courtesy of IMF, Gage Skidmore)

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury — OFAC Communications with McConnell and Braidy Industries

December 11, 2019
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for records of senior agency officials’ communications about Braidy Industries' Kentucky aluminum plant, or with specific entities or individuals associated with Braidy Industries or the Russian aluminum company Rusal. This lawsuit also seeks any communications between senior OFAC officials and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao or her spouse Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury – Treasury Communications Concerning Foreign Business Interests

December 11, 2019
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the Department of the Treasury for records of emails and other communications of political appointees at the agency — including Secretary Steven Mnuchin — with or about specific entities or individuals, including Kentucky-based alloy company Braidy Industries and the office of Sen. Mitch McConnell. This lawsuit also seeks communications between the agency and foreign business interests, such as Russian-based aluminum company Rusal.