Entity: Department of the Treasury

No Records Response From Treasury Regarding Guidance on Staying at Trump Properties

July 18, 2018
Department of Treasury stated that it had no records of guidance regarding staying at Trump-owned properties. American Oversight asked multiple agencies for any guidance issued regarding expenditures at properties owned by or related to President Trump.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications Regarding Harley-Davidson

July 13, 2018
FOIA to Treasury regarding the Trump administration's response to Harley Davidson's announcement that they're moving production overseas. This FOIA is seeking communications between Harley-Davidson Motor Company and political appointees in the Office of the Secretary or the Office of Legislative Affairs, as well as communications containing terms related to Harley-Davidson.

Investigation Update: Tax Reform

July 12, 2018
American Oversight has been investigating the Trump administration’s overhaul of the federal tax code. The negotiations for the tax reform bill passed last December took place largely behind closed doors, but the public has a right to know how that bill was written, whether the administration and Congress were truthful about the changes they made, and who will really benefit.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Scheduler Communications with Outside Entities

June 14, 2018
FOIA to Treasury seeking communications between schedulers and advance team personnel for Secretary Steven Mnuchin and any external entities or individuals. This FOIA is seeking records to shed light on the priorities of high-ranking government officials within the agency.

Emails and Statements From Treasury Regarding Mnuchin Travel

May 18, 2018
Records and emails from Treasury regarding Secretary Mnuchin's travel and proposed travel as well as PR statements from the agency. This also includes records of Louise Linton's travel.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications to Determine Cohen’s Influence

May 11, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking to shed light on whether or not Michael Cohen or any of his associates have influenced federal activities, including whether they have received special treatment for their high-paying clients. American Oversight is seeking communications between any appointee and the following: Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, Turnberry Solutions LLC, and Avenue Strategies.

Treasury Congressional Communications Regarding Tax Reform

May 7, 2018
Documents from Treasury containing congressional communications regarding the 2017 effort to overhaul the federal tax code.

U.S. House Motion to Intervene: American Oversight v. Treasury and OMB – Tax Reform

April 13, 2018
Motion filed by the U.S. House of Representatives seeking leave to intervene in American Oversight’s ongoing lawsuit against the Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget over tax reform communications. American Oversight is attempting to compel the release of tax reform communications sent between Congress and both Treasury and OMB. In this motion, Congress argues that certain emails exchanged with the two agencies should be exempt from release under FOIA and should not be produced.

FOIA to Treasury Regarding Trump’s Tweets About Amazon Seeking Communications

April 4, 2018
FOIA to Treasury seeking communications containing the terms “Amazon” or “Bezos” or “AWS” or “Oracle” or “Catz” or “Hurd” or “Thiel." following Trump's tweets about Amazon.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.