FOIA Number: TREAS-19-0876

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: Investigating the Fallout from Spring’s DHS Shakeup

July 19, 2019
Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified before Congress this week, with lawmakers confronting him about the poor conditions at migrant detention centers.

FOIA to the Treasury Department Seeking Sent Emails About Braidy Industries

July 18, 2019
FOIA to the Treasury Department regarding email communications sent by political appointees about Braidy Industries and its new aluminum plant in Kentucky.