Entity: General Services Administration

Investigations Update: Militarization of Police, Covid-19 in Migrant Detention Centers, and Barr’s Political Interference

July 14, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests in the last week.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Communications Related to the Potential Sale of the Trump International Hotel

July 9, 2020
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking communications related to the potential sale of the Trump Organization’s lease interest in the Trump International Hotel.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Records Related to the Potential Sale of the Trump International Hotel

July 9, 2020
FOIA to the General Services Administration (GSA) seeking records related to how GSA will review the terms of any potential sale of the Trump Organization’s lease interest in the Trump International Hotel.

GSA Contracting Officer Communications Regarding 805 Penn

June 10, 2020
Records from the U.S. General Services Administration in response to American Oversight's request for emails regarding the 805 Penn building in Kansas City, to which two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) divisions are being relocated.

GSA Records Related to Site Visits for Office Relocations

June 1, 2020
U.S. General Services Administration records related to site visits for the relocation of two U.S. Department of Agriculture offices outside the Washington, D.C. area. These records include itineraries for visits to North Carolina and Indiana, but do not include the itinerary for the winning location, which was Kansas City, Missouri. The initial FOIA request for these records was filed in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Regarding Pompeo’s Use of Military Housing

June 1, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking record sufficient to identify any housing rent or lease payments made by Secretary Mike Pompeo, any member of his family, or the State Department to any military component for housing provided in the Washington, D.C. region.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

New Information on Pompeo’s 2017 Trips to His Home State

May 29, 2020
American Oversight has uncovered new information about trips he took to his home state in 2017, when he was still CIA director.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

GSA Email Communications of Brian Barnes Regarding White House Operations

May 28, 2020
Records from the General Services Administration of White House liaison Brian Barnes concerning White House operations. American Oversight sought these records for communications regarding any efforts to target officials based on perceptions of insufficient political loyalty to the president.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Regarding Pompeo Military Housing

May 26, 2020
FOIA request to multiple agencies for records and communications regarding military housing for Sec. Mike Pompeo.