Topic: Trump Family Business

State Records Regarding Communications Between the Trump Organization and Jared Kushner

August 6, 2019
Records received from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for communications between any representative or employee of the Trump Organization, any representative or employee of Kushner Companies LLC, and state officials. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on whether or not State policies have been affected by Trump’s family’s business interests.

FOIA to the Commerce Department Seeking Records on Agency Resources Towards Agency 2017 Holiday Party at the Trump Hotel

July 24, 2019
FOIA to the Commerce Department seeking records reflecting whether and to what extent Commerce used agency resources to fund a holiday party for political appointees held at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC in 2017.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Communications with White House Officials Regarding the Old Post Office Building Lease

July 17, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking communications with White House Officials regarding the release of the Inspector General’s report concerning GSA’s management of the Old Post Office Building Lease.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Communications with Trump Organization Related to Potential Restructuring of Old Post Office Lease

July 17, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking communications with the Trump Organization related to the propriety of continuing the Old Post Office lease following President Trump’s election and inauguration.

FOIA to GSA Seeking Communications with the Trump Organization Regarding Foreign Funds

July 17, 2019
FOIA to the General Services Administration seeking communications with the Trump Organization regarding any foreign funds received in connection with the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Tower leased from the government.

No Records Response from Interior Regarding Communications with Trump Organization During December 2018

June 6, 2019
The Department of the Interior stated that it had no records of communications with Trump Organization during December 2018, including communications about the Old Post Office Tower.

News Roundup: Above the Law

May 3, 2019
From his mixing of business with public service to his resistance to congressional investigations, Trump and his administration have been operating as if they are above the law.

New Evidence of Emoluments Violations Prompts American Oversight Lawsuit

May 3, 2019
Recently revealed State Department approvals are glaring new evidence that the president is violating the emoluments clause.
(Photo: PJMixer)

Complaint: American Oversight v. State and DOJ – Emoluments Violations

May 3, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the State and Justice Departments for records related to President Donald Trump’s potential violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause, specifically the leasing of a Trump property to multiple foreign governments.

American Oversight Sues HUD for Communications Related to Sale of Trump-Tied Housing Complex

April 30, 2019
Trump, who held a 4 percent stake in the country's largest federally subsidized housing development at the time of its sale, reportedly made approximately $20 million from the deal.
(Photo: Matt Green)