Entity: Small Business Administration

Texts Show SBA Staff Tried to “Crop the Opulence” from Trump Hotel Event

October 24, 2017
As SBA Administrator Linda McMahon spoke to a meeting of Louisiana business leaders in Washington, DC last month, staffers for the Small Business Administration worked behind the scenes to capture photos of the speech that hid the event's location – the Trump International Hotel.

Records From SBA Regarding Administrator McMahon Speaking at Trump Hotel

October 24, 2017
SBA's first production in response to our FOIA request for documents regarding Administrator McMahon's attendance at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry at the Trump International Hotel. 

FOIA to SBA Regarding Administrator McMahon

September 27, 2017
FOIA to SBA regarding Administrator McMahon speaking at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry event on September 13, 2017, at the Trump International Hotel Washington, DC.

Emails Show Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email Account at White House

September 25, 2017
Emails obtained by American Oversight via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that Ivanka Trump used a personal email address to conduct substantive government work as late as March 2017.

FOIA Request to Multiple Agencies Guidelines Trump Properties

July 24, 2017
Guidance or emails relating to events at Trump properties or reimbursements paid to employees for expenses at Trump properties; records of the total cost of payments or reimbursements for expenses at Trump properties.

FOIA Request to SBA McMahon Visits Trump Properties

July 24, 2017
Calendar entries, records of costs or expenses, and correspondence related to any visits by Administrator McMahon to Trump properties. (SBA-17-0278)

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Political Appointee Ethics Waivers

May 24, 2017
No records response from SBA to our request for ethics waivers provided to political appointees, and that it provided no records in response to the Office of Government Ethics' request for information in early 2017.

No Records Response From SBA Regarding Ethics Waivers Provided to Political Appointees

May 24, 2017
No records response from SBA stating it had had no records responsive to the request of government ethics waivers given to appointees.