FOIA Number: GSA-19-0778

GSA Withheld Records Response Regarding Communications with White House Counsel about Congressional Oversight of the Executive Branch

April 30, 2020
Response from the General Services Administration stating that the agency is withholding records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA request for communications between political appointees in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs, Office of General Counsel, or leadership offices and select White House counsel staff regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch.

Trump’s Obstruction of Congressional Oversight Has Been Unprecedented — Now We’re Suing the Administration for Stonewalling Our Investigation

September 19, 2019
To shed light on the executive branch's stonewalling, American Oversight today filed two lawsuits for records of communications between the White House and five Trump administration agencies.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA, HUD, Treasury, and Commerce – Communications Regarding Congressional Investigations

September 19, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against four Trump administration agencies — the General Services Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Commerce — for communications from White House officials regarding congressional oversight. American Oversight seeks these records as they may detail efforts by the White House to obstruct congressional investigations.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to GSA seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.