Entity: Department of the Treasury

No Records Response from IRS Regarding Firewall Around Trump and Pence Audits

July 23, 2020
The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for IRS’ guidance or directives regarding firewall around Trump and Pence Audits.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

July 20, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from OPM regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FOIAs to Multiple Agencies Seeking Emails about Trump’s Political Opponents

July 17, 2020
FOIAs to the Department of State and the Department of the Treasury seeking communications regarding Vice President Joe Biden, members of his family, and Burisma.

Treasury Records of Communications with Jared Kushner’s Personal Email Address

July 12, 2020
Department of the Treasury records of communications between political appointees and Jared Kushner's personal email address. Treasury produced one record in response to our request, an invitation to Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the home of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner in September 2017. The invitation was sent by Trump on a personal email account and copies a personal email account associated with Kushner. The dinner the subsequent evening referred to at the end of the email was, according to calendars provided in response to another FOIA request, at the home of Wendi Murdoch.

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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