Entity: Small Business Administration

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Cohen and Lewandowski to Determine Influence

November 28, 2018
FOIA to DOE, CBP, OMB, SBA, and USTR seeking communications with Michael Cohen, Essential Consultants, Corey Lewandowski, Jason Osborne, Mike Rubino, Barry Bennett, and Turnberry Solutions LLC to determine if Cohen and Lewandowski have used their connection to the president for personal benefit.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

Ivanka Trump Email Investigation Sparked by American Oversight FOIAs

November 19, 2018
FOIA requests filed by American Oversight prompted the discovery by White House officials that Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Trump and a top adviser to the president, used personal email to communicate with federal agencies on hundreds of occasions, the Washington Post reported on November 19, 2018.

SBA Administrator McMahon’s Calendars

October 4, 2018
Limited version of SBA administrator McMahon's calendars. American Oversight later requested a more detailed version.

SBA Emails Regarding Career Holdovers

July 26, 2018
Small Business Administration emails regarding potential retribution against career holdover employees.

SBA Calendar Entries for Eric Jones

June 18, 2018
Small Business Administration calendar entries for Eric Jones who served as Deputy Chief of Staff from January 2017 until April of 2018. These were obtained as part of standard calendars request for political appointees.

SBA Political Appointee Resumes

April 10, 2018
The Small Business Administration responded to our FOIA request providing names, job titles, and resumes for a number of the political appointees at the agency.

SBA Ethics Pledges Signed by Political Appointees

April 2, 2018
Documents from SBA in response to our FOIA request for ethics pledges and Oaths of Offices signed by all presidentially appointed employees (including those confirmed by the Senate).

SBA Administrator McMahon and Senior Official Calendars

March 29, 2018
Calendars from SBA containing SBA Administrator McMahon's other senior official's calendars. (SBA-17-0500)

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.