Entity: Department of the Treasury

Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s ‘Absolute Immunity’ Claims

July 9, 2020
The president is not above the law.
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News Roundup: ‘It’s Going to Sort of Just Disappear’

July 2, 2020
The virus won’t “disappear” anytime soon, especially so long as the Trump administration continues its mix of wishful thinking and inadequate actions.

American Oversight Sues Treasury for Records Related to Coronavirus Stimulus

July 1, 2020
The pandemic has created an unprecedented opportunity for kickbacks and cronyism in the disbursement of relief funds. We’re investigating.

Letter to Congress Regarding Covid-19 Congressional Oversight Commission

July 1, 2020
Letter co-signed by American Oversight and a number of other organizations, calling on congressional leaders to quickly name a chair to the Covid-19 Congressional Oversight Commission, a commission established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to oversee how the Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board manage coronavirus relief funds.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury – Coronavirus Stimulus Package Communications and Calendars

July 1, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Treasury for records concerning the coronavirus stimulus package, including communications about key provisions in the stimulus, agency officials’ communications with White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and emails with non-government entities.

American Oversight’s Investigations into Trump’s Foreign Policy, and Five Key Takeaways from John Bolton’s Book

June 26, 2020
John Bolton's new book has brought renewed attention to a number of President Trump's corrupt foreign policy actions. Here's what we're still investigating.
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News Roundup: The Administration’s Failure to Confront Two National Crises

June 19, 2020
The Trump administration's responses to the deadly coronavirus pandemic and to nationwide protests against systemic racism in law enforcement have been both harmful and insufficient.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Communications Regarding Congressional Probes of Burisma

June 12, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with congressional staff responsible for congressional probes of former Vice President Biden’s son and Burisma.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Directives Regarding Congressional Probes of Burisma

June 12, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking directives or instructions regarding agency responses to Congressional probes of former Vice President Biden’s son and Burisma.

Glomar Response from Treasury Regarding Records About Freezing Sanctions Against Russian Oligarch

June 2, 2020
The Department of the Treasury provided a “Glomar” response, refusing to confirm or deny the existence of records reflecting evidence used in the justification to freeze sanctions against Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.