FOIA Number: STATE-17-0113

State Department Emails Show How Embassy Websites Promoted Mar-a-Lago

December 11, 2017
In April 2017, multiple U.S. embassies around the world began sharing an article on their websites and social media pages promoting the Mar-a-Lago golf resort owned by President Trump. American Oversight launched an investigation to determine how and why the posts were originally written and distributed.

American Oversight Files IG Complaint over State Department Promotion of Mar-A-Lago

April 25, 2017
American Oversight today filed a complaint with the State Department’s Inspector General and the Office of Government Ethics after discovering the State Department is promoting President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on U.S. embassy websites.

FOIA Request to State Department Regarding an Article Promoting Mar-a-Lago on Government Websites

April 25, 2017
FOIA to State seeking records relating to the creation and distribution of an article promoting the Mar-a-Lago resort on official government websites.