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GSA releases statement on Old Post Office lease

WASHINGTON—By letter dated March 23, 2017, the GSA contracting officer determined that the Trump Old Post Office, LLC is in full compliance with Section 37.19 of the lease.

The contracting officer’s letter, including exhibits, is available in the GSA FOIA Reading Room.

The full language of section 37.19 is below:

No member or delegate to Congress, or elected official of the Government of the United States or the Government of the District of Columbia, shall be admitted to any share or part of this Lease, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom; provided, however, that this provision shall not be construed as extending to any Person who may be a shareholder or other beneficial owner of any publicly held corporation or other entity, if this Lease is for the general benefit of such corporation or other entity.

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