FOIA Number: GSA-17-0072

Court Rules in Favor of American Oversight in Trump Hotel Lawsuit

May 3, 2018
A federal court ruled in favor of American Oversight and eviscerated the Trump administration’s illegal and unprecedented efforts to conceal the Trump transition team’s communications about the Trump International Hotel.

DC District Court Opinion and Order on American Oversight v. GSA – Trump Hotel Communications

May 3, 2018
Opinion and order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruling in favor of American Oversight in its lawsuit against the GSA, seeking documents including communications between GSA and the Trump transition team regarding the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC.

GSA MOU with Trump Transition Team – Unredacted

February 6, 2018
Unredacted Memorandum of Understanding between the General Services Administration and the Trump transition team, provided to American Oversight in response to our FOIA request and litigation seeking both the MOU and communications between GSA and the Trump transition.

Trump Transition GSA Emails and Memorandum of Understanding

December 17, 2017
American Oversight obtained emails between the Trump transition team and the General Services Administration - including a request by Michael Flynn for a encrypted cell phone just days before Flynn and Jared Kushner spoke with Russian officials about arranging secure communications. American Oversight's lawsuit also obtained the memorandum of understanding signed between the GSA and the transition.

Ethics Watchdog Sues GSA for Trump International Hotel Lease Records

June 28, 2017
Hours before President Trump was scheduled to host a political fundraiser at the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC, American Oversight sued to force the release of communications between the Trump Organization and the government agency that manages the taxpayer-owned building.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA – Trump Hotel

June 28, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight to force the General Services Administration to comply with FOIA requests for information regarding the lease of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office in Washington, DC.

FOIA Request to GSA Seeking Communications and Records of Meetings with Trump Transition Team

April 5, 2017
FOIA to GSA seeking communications and records of any meetings between GSA and the Trump transition team, as well as the MOU provided by the transition team to GSA.