Topic: Trump Family Business

News Roundup: Sidelining Safety and Science

July 10, 2020
The disconnect between the Trump administration’s posture and the reality on the ground — and the advice of health experts and scientists — has reached a disturbing degree.

Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s ‘Absolute Immunity’ Claims

July 9, 2020
The president is not above the law.
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American Oversight Sues Treasury for Records Related to Coronavirus Stimulus

July 1, 2020
The pandemic has created an unprecedented opportunity for kickbacks and cronyism in the disbursement of relief funds. We’re investigating.

Emails Between White House and the Offices of Illinois Governor and Chicago Mayor

June 29, 2020
Documents received in response to American Oversight’s FOIA request to the Chicago mayor’s office for communications with the Trump Organization or the Executive Office of the President. The production contains White House updates and an exchange between Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s chief of staff and White House official Douglas Hoelscher about President Trump’s March 2020 travel ban for much of Europe.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Jared Kushner’s Failed Coronavirus Supply Chain Task Force

June 18, 2020
Jared Kushner was tasked with managing the supply chain of lifesaving equipment and Americans paid the price. The public deserves to know why.

No Records Response from SBA Regarding Analyses of Trump Organization Eligibility for Economic Aid

June 5, 2020
The Small Business Administration stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for analyses of Trump Organization eligibility for economic aid during the Covid-19 outbreak.

No Records Response from the Clarke County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office about the SOS’s Plan to Send Absentee Ballot Applications

May 21, 2020
The Department of the Treasury stated it had no records in response to our request for invoices, contracts, and projected expenses pertaining to plans to host the 2020 G7 Summit at the Trump Doral resort.

DOJ Communications Regarding the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

May 6, 2020
Department of Justice records in response to American Oversight's request for communications regarding the FBI headquarters consolidation project with representatives of the Trump Organization or White House officials.

ED Records Regarding Federal Spending at Trump Properties

May 5, 2020
Records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding federal spending at Trump properties, including any guidance issued regarding use of Trump properties for official business, as well as any expenses paid to Trump properties.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.