Topic: Trump Businesses

FOIA Request to IRS Communications with Trump White House

July 7, 2017
Communications or records of meetings between IRS officials and members of the Trump White House.

Ethics Watchdog Sues GSA for Trump International Hotel Lease Records

June 28, 2017
Hours before President Trump was scheduled to host a political fundraiser at the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office Building in Washington, DC, American Oversight sued to force the release of communications between the Trump Organization and the government agency that manages the taxpayer-owned building.

Complaint: American Oversight v. GSA – Trump Hotel

June 28, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight to force the General Services Administration to comply with FOIA requests for information regarding the lease of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office in Washington, DC.

OPM No Responsive Records for FOIA Request about Ivanka Trump

June 8, 2017
OPM found no responsive records to fulfill American Oversight's FOIA request (OPM-17-0147) for personnel and vetting forms for Ivanka Trump; correspondence with Ivanka Trump regarding her status as an unpaid employee.

Voluntary Dismissal Motion – SBA

June 8, 2017
American Oversight voluntarily dismissed its complaint against the SBA after the agency indicated it would comply with the FOIA request seeking communications with Ivanka Trump.

Complaint: American Oversight v. Department of Commerce – Ivanka Emails

May 17, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight against the Departments of Commerce, Education, Treasury, Labor, and the Small Business Administration for communications with Ivanka Trump.

FOIA Request to OPM Vetting for Ivanka Trump

May 11, 2017
Personnel and vetting forms for Ivanka Trump; correspondence with Ivanka Trump regarding her status as an unpaid employee.

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Investigation into Pattern of Promoting Trump Family Ventures on Government Websites

May 3, 2017
One week after the State Department was forced to apologize for advertising President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on government websites, American Oversight today called for an investigation into why the taxpayer-funded Voice of America is promoting Ivanka Trump’s new book.

American Oversight Files IG Complaint over State Department Promotion of Mar-A-Lago

April 25, 2017
American Oversight today filed a complaint with the State Department’s Inspector General and the Office of Government Ethics after discovering the State Department is promoting President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on U.S. embassy websites.

FOIA Request to State Department Article Promoting Mar-a-Lago on Government Websites

April 25, 2017
Records relating to the creation and distribution of an article promoting the Mar-a-Lago resort on official government websites.