Entity: Department of the Treasury

News Roundup: White Nationalism, Voter Suppression, and Trump’s Taxes

October 1, 2020
We’ve known about the administration’s cozy relationship with white nationalists, and that fear-mongering over “voter fraud” was a deterrent to voting. But this week’s news still drove those points home.

New Lawsuit for Records Related to Audit of Trump’s Taxes

October 1, 2020
The records could reveal whether the president or senior members of his administration have interfered in the audit of a $72.9 million tax refund.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury and IRS – Trump and Pence Tax Return Audits

October 1, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service for records of communications with White House officials about the annual tax return audits for President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. This lawsuit also seeks communications with Treasury’s political appointees about the audits as well as the ethics documents of several IRS appointees.

Investigations Update: New Kentucky Voter Fraud Task Force Lawsuit, and Our Supreme Court Short List Investigation

September 23, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s potential Supreme Court nominees, the CDC’s removal of updated Covid-19 guidelines, and foreign interference in U.S. elections.

News Roundup: Behind the Scenes at the Postal Service

September 17, 2020
The question of what has been going on at the U.S. Postal Service has been a subject of increasing concern as the election draws nearer and as Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s leadership remains mired in controversy.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

News Roundup: Sowing Confusion and Discord

September 3, 2020
The Trump administration is digging into its usual playbook of unsubstantiated claims and harmful messages.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.

Treasury Records of Communications with White House Counsel Staff Concerning Congressional Oversight

August 25, 2020
Records from the Department of the Treasury in response to American Oversight's request for communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

CFPB Records Regarding a Potential Meeting with Rep. Hensarling September 2019

August 24, 2020
Records from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Department of the Treasury in response to American Oversight's request for records of former House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling’s email communications with former staffers now working in financial regulatory agencies.