FOIA Number: STATE-18-0390

News Roundup: The Real Dangers

October 8, 2020
Trump’s three-day stay at the hospital and the outbreak at the White House have done little to moderate his antagonistic politics or even make him take the pandemic seriously.

State Department Records of Embassy Communications Referring to Jared Kushner or Trump Properties

April 2, 2019
State Department records of communications containing key terms associated with Jared Kushner or the Trump Organization, including affiliated properties. These records include communications between U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad and Jared Kushner, as well as U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Woody Johnson’s receipts for stays at Trump properties.

Complaint: American Oversight v. State – Trump Business Influence on Embassies

November 8, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the State Department to determine whether President Trump and his family’s business interests have influenced agency policy.

American Oversight Sues State Department for Trump Organization, Kushner Companies Records

November 8, 2018
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit against the Department of State to determine whether President Trump’s business interests have influenced agency policy. The president and his family, who have refused to divest from their businesses, have financial interests in more than 20 countries.

FOIA to State Regarding Guidance Given to the U.S. Embassy Regarding Kushner or the Trump Organization

July 2, 2018
FOIA to State seeking all guidance, directives, instructions and orders provided or communicated to any U.S. embassy or consulate concerning the Trump Organization or affiliated entities or the Kushner Companies LLC or affiliated entities.