FOIA Number: SBA-17-0068

Watchdog Calls for Congressional Investigation of Ivanka Trump’s Private Email Server

November 20, 2018
Less than a day after the Washington Post published a report detailing Ivanka Trump's extensive use of personal email to conduct official government business, American Oversight called for a congressional investigation.

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.

FOIA In Action: Helping Journalists Expose Questionable Behavior By Trump’s Appointees

November 2, 2017
American Oversight has been investigating questionable behaviors by Trump's political appointees. Our FOIAs have helped journalists report on many conflicts of interests, such as using personal email for government business and high-level political figures hosting events at Trump properties.

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.

Watchdog Files Lawsuit to Obtain Ivanka Trump’s Emails

May 17, 2017
American Oversight today sued to obtain emails from the time period at the start of the Trump administration during which Ivanka Trump advised the president and offered input to executive agencies but refused to become a government employee subject to ethics rules.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Department of Commerce et.al. – Ivanka Emails

May 17, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the Departments of Commerce, Education, Treasury, Labor, and the Small Business Administration for communications with Ivanka Trump.

FOIA Request to SBA Seeking Communications and Records of Meetings with Ivanka Trump

March 31, 2017
FOIA to SBA seeking communications and records of meetings between Ivanka Trump and SBA officials.