Entity: Treasury - Internal Revenue Service

American Oversight Sues IRS for Trump Political Appointees’ Communications About Comey and McCabe

November 17, 2022
The lawsuit comes after former White House Chief of Staff told the New York Times that the former president repeatedly called for the IRS to investigate his perceived enemies.

Complaint: American Oversight v. IRS — Communications Regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe

November 17, 2022
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Internal Revenue Service seeking to compel the release of Trump political appointees’ communications regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe.

FOIA to IRS for Communications Regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe

July 26, 2022
FOIA request to the Internal Revenue Service for communications of political appointees regarding James Comey and Andrew McCabe.

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.

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.

Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s ‘Absolute Immunity’ Claims

July 9, 2020
The president is not above the law.
United States Supreme Court Building

Rejection from IRS Regarding Communications about Trump and Pence Audits

May 28, 2020
The Internal Revenue Service rejected American Oversight's request for communications about audits conducted concerning President Trump and Vice President Pence.

News Roundup: Who Will Watch the Inspectors General?

May 8, 2020
Every week seems to bring a new example of President Donald Trump’s disdain — or fear — of independent oversight.