American Oversight sued the General Services Administration to force the release of several thousand pages of email correspondence between the Trump transition team and the GSA, as well as the memorandum of understanding signed between the GSA and the transition, as part of our investigation into President Trump’s profits from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.
Memorandum outlining the agreement between the GSA and the Trump transition team. GSA provides office space and technical services to the incoming president and their staff to facilitate the transition to the new administration. The MOU includes several redactions which American Oversight plans to challenge in court. [View on DocumentCloud: Trump Transition MOU]
GSA provided roughly 3,700 pages of emails in response to American Oversight’s Freedom of Information Act request and lawsuit seeking records of communications with the Trump transition team. Select emails are highlighted below. [View on DocumentCloud: Trump Transition GSA Emails]
American Oversight has filed over 20 lawsuits and more than 500 Freedom of Information Act requests to force the Trump administration to release documents including Attorney General Sessions’ SF-86 clearance form, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s detailed calendars, and thousands of pages of secret health care negotiations between the administration and Congress.
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