Topic: Trump Family Business

Tracking Taxpayer Spending at Trump Properties

January 15, 2021
Even as Trump’s presidency sunsets, it’s still hard to tell how much money went from public coffers into his pockets.

News Roundup: Heightened Security, Unanswered Questions, and a Twice-Impeached President

January 14, 2021
The Trump administration may be ending in less than a week, but the work of protecting our democracy will continue.

American Oversight Statement on Trump-Incited Mob Attack on Capitol

January 7, 2021
Every moment President Trump remains in power is a threat to our democracy and our nation.

News Roundup: The Long Month Ahead

December 17, 2020
With just over a month left in his administration, there is still plenty of time for President Donald Trump to cause lasting damage.

Trump’s Use of Presidential Clemency Powers

December 17, 2020
American Oversight is seeking information about how former President Trump deploys his clemency powers, including pardons and commutations given out to political allies such as Michael Flynn and Roger Stone.

Request to Michigan Senate Seeking Financial Records Concerning November 2020 White House Trip

December 10, 2020
Records request to Michigan’s Senate for financial information regarding legislators’ post-election trip to the White House. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that at multiple members of the Michigan legislature were seen having drinks at the Trump International Hotel, potentially spending the night, after a White House trip that took place on Nov. 20, 2020.

Request to Michigan House of Representatives for Financial Records Related to November 2020 White House Trip

December 10, 2020
Records rquest to Michigan’s House of Representatives for financial information regarding legislators’ post-election trip to the White House. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that at multiple members of the Michigan legislature were seen having drinks at the Trump International Hotel, potentially spending the night, after a White House trip that took place on Nov. 20, 2020.

FBI Communications with the White House Regarding the Agency’s Headquarters Consolidation Project

October 30, 2020
Records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation of communications with White House officials regarding the FBI headquarters consolidation project. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on whether the president's personal financial interests influenced the future FBI headquarters, which has national security considerations.

OMB Records Regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

October 29, 2020
Office of Management and Budget records produced in response to a request for various communications about the decision not to move the FBI headquarters out of Washington, D.C.

No Records Response from OMB Regarding Spending on Presidential Travel to Trump Properties

October 23, 2020
The Office of Management and Budget stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records of spending on presidential travel at properties in which the president has an ownership interest.