Topic: Trump Businesses

Two Years of American Oversight

March 13, 2019
American Oversight opened its doors two years ago today to hold the Trump administration accountable. See what we've uncovered through FOIA, litigation, and investigations into corruption in the administration.

News Roundup: Lawsuits Against Departments of Defense, Agriculture, and Health and Human Services

March 8, 2019
American Oversight sued to uncover industry influence at USDA, conflicts of interest at the Pentagon, and why HHS removed valuable health information from a website.

FBI Headquarters Investigation: Agencies Refusing to Search for Records of Trump Interference to Protect Hotel

March 4, 2019
Three federal agencies appear to be stonewalling our investigation into whether Trump canceled a multibillion-dollar FBI relocation project in order to benefit his D.C. hotel.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA and NPS – Old Post Office Funding

February 5, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit filed against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

Lawsuit: Why Did Government-Run Site Attached to Trump Hotel Stay Open During the Shutdown?

February 5, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against General Services Administration and the National Park Service to shed light on the decision to use federal funding to re-open the Old Post Office Tower during the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

FOIA to HUD Seeking Communications Regarding Sale of Starrett City Housing Complex in Brooklyn

February 5, 2019
FOIA to HUD seeking communications to/from political appointees at HUD regarding the 2018 sale of the Starrett City federal housing complex in Brooklyn, NY, in which President Trump held a 4% ownership interest. By law, HUD had to approve the sale.

FOIA to DOI Seeking Records Related to Funding for Old Post Office Tower from Federal Buildings Fund

February 1, 2019
FOIA to the Department of the Interior seeking records related to reported funding from the Federal Buildings Fund for operations of the Old Post Office Tower during the partial government shutdown.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Records Related to Old Post Office Tower Operating Agreement with NPS

February 1, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking records related to an interagency agreement between GSA and the National Park Service governing operations of the Old Post Office Tower.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Records Related to Funding for Old Post Office Tower from Federal Buildings Fund

February 1, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking records related to reported funding from the Federal Buildings Fund for operations of the Old Post Office Tower during the partial government shutdown.

FOIA to NPS Seeking Records Related to Old Post Office Tower Operating Agreement with GSA

February 1, 2019
FOIA to the National Park Service seeking records related to an interagency agreement between NPS and the General Services Administration governing operations of the Old Post Office Tower.