FOIA Number: TREAS-19-0426

American Oversight Sues for Treasury Communications About Russian Investment in Kentucky Plant

December 12, 2019
American Oversight filed a pair of lawsuits as part of its investigation of ties between administration officials and a Russian company that announced a $200 million investment in a Kentucky plant.
(Photos courtesy of IMF, Gage Skidmore)

Complaint: American Oversight v. Treasury – Treasury Communications Concerning Foreign Business Interests

December 11, 2019
American Oversight’s lawsuit against the Department of the Treasury for records of emails and other communications of political appointees at the agency — including Secretary Steven Mnuchin — with or about specific entities or individuals, including Kentucky-based alloy company Braidy Industries and the office of Sen. Mitch McConnell. This lawsuit also seeks communications between the agency and foreign business interests, such as Russian-based aluminum company Rusal.

News Roundup: Turning to the Courts

April 5, 2019
The Trump administration has proved uniquely uncooperative with Congress’ requests. This week, House committees exercised their subpoena power.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Communications Between Secretary Mnuchin’s Staff and Foreign Business Interests

April 3, 2019
FOIA to Treasury seeking records reflecting communications between political appointees at the Department of the Treasury and foreign business interests, as well as communications regarding conflicts of interests and ethics determinations.