Tom Steyer’s Need To Impeach organization will be filing 200 Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) to get information on Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s businesses.
In a release provided to PoliticusUSA, Need To Impeach announced:
The FOIA requests include inquiries about the following:
Information about the Securities and Exchange Commission’s investigation into Apollo Management that was dropped just weeks after Jared Kushner received a large loan from the corporation.
Details on federal support for a ferry service from downtown New York City to one of Jared Kushner’s private properties in Long Branch, NJ.
Emails conducting federal business from private email accounts, potentially endangering national security.
How much taxpayer money has been spent on Kushner’s Office of American Innovation, which aims to reduce federal bureaucracy but lacks any documented achievements.
Expenditures by the offices of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, and others.
The Need to Impeach FOIA requests are part of a new public education campaign intended to raise the visibility of Trump and his family’s business dealings and the growing list of offenses that legal scholars agree surpass the standard for Trump’s impeachment.
Steyer said, “Every single person across the country has a right to know if Donald Trump’s private business dealings are intertwined with the federal government and whether taxpayers are footing the bill. We are filing each and every one of these requests with the public’s well-being at heart. This president entered office with more conflicts of interest than any other in history, but because he and his family have skirted disclosure practices, we don’t know how those conflicts have influenced his administration. We need to lift the curtain to see if his inner circle’s financial entanglements with foreign governments have put our safety at risk, if they’re fleecing working people of their tax dollars, and if political appointees are exploiting their offices to enrich themselves.”
Need To Impeach has aired 6 national TV commercials that have been viewed over 2 billion times.
There is a real thirst for Trump impeachment in the United States. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller focuses on Trump’s business dealings and relationship with Russia public calls for a legitimate congressional investigation and potential impeachment of this president will only continue to grow.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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