Topic: Trump Businesses

Records From State Departent Regarding Mar a Lago Blog Post

November 28, 2017
Documents from State in response to our FOIA request for records relating to the creation and distribution of an article about Mar-a-Lago on the State Department’s website.

FOIA In Action: Helping Journalists Expose Questionable Behavior By Trump’s Appointees

November 2, 2017
American Oversight has been investigating questionable behaviors by Trump's political appointees. Our FOIAs have helped journalists report on many conflicts of interests, such as using personal email for government business and high-level political figures hosting events at Trump properties.

FOIA to State Department Regarding Trump Hotels

November 1, 2017
FOIA request to the State Department for documents relating to any policy of recommending that foreign officials to stay at Trump hotels during visits to the United States.

Texts Show SBA Staff Tried to “Crop the Opulence” from Trump Hotel Event

October 24, 2017
As SBA Administrator Linda McMahon spoke to a meeting of Louisiana business leaders in Washington, DC last month, staffers for the Small Business Administration worked behind the scenes to capture photos of the speech that hid the event's location – the Trump International Hotel.

Records From SBA Regarding Administrator McMahon Speaking at Trump Hotel

October 24, 2017
SBA's first production in response to our FOIA request for documents regarding Administrator McMahon's attendance at the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry at the Trump International Hotel. 

No Records Response from CEQ Regarding Trump Hotel Guidance

September 28, 2017
No records response from Council of Environmental Quality regarding use of Trump hotel.

No Records Response From DOI Regarding Trump Hotel

September 28, 2017
No records response to our FOIA seeking guidance from the agency to its staff regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, emails regarding staying at/the use of Trump Organization properties, and records sufficient to demonstrate costs.