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News Roundup: Impeachment Report, Border Wall Contracts, and Pompeo’s Meeting with GOP Donors

December 6, 2019
Calling out the administration for failing "to produce a single document" to Congress, the Intelligence Committee's report cited the documents American Oversight obtained through FOIA litigation.

House Committee Impeachment Report References State Department Documents Obtained by American Oversight

December 3, 2019
The House Intelligence Committee released its report on impeachment, citing both the president’s solicitation of foreign election interference and the administration’s obstruction of Congress’s investigation.

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.

Behind the Scenes: How American Oversight Forced the Release of State Department Ukraine Records

November 27, 2019
Since the State Department’s release of records last Friday — including emails showing contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo in March 2019 — there have been a number of questions about how we made it happen.

News Roundup: Fiona Hill’s Warnings, Nikki Haley’s Emails, and Matt Bevin’s Stay at Trump’s Hotel

November 22, 2019
As we wait for the State Department to produce documents in our lawsuit for Ukraine-related records (Friday is their deadline), plenty has happened on Capitol Hill.
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Sondland’s Testimony Highlights State Department Obstruction

November 20, 2019
"Everyone was in the loop" — and now the public is, too.

News Roundup: Impeachment Inquiry Goes Public

November 15, 2019
The latest on the impeachment inquiry, plus more on our investigations into Pompeo's political ambitions and threats to voting rights at the state level.

Federal Judge Says He Will Order State Department to Begin Turning Over Requested Ukraine Documents

October 23, 2019
On Wednesday, a federal judge said he will order the State Department to within 30 days begin producing Ukraine-related documents requested by American Oversight.

New Lawsuit Seeks Perry and Brouillette Ukraine Documents and Communications about Biden Investigation Effort

October 22, 2019
"If Rick Perry isn't going to answer questions from Congress about his contacts with Ukraine, we'll have to let his emails do the talking for him."

News Roundup: Corruption, Plain and Simple

October 18, 2019
Many words and phrases have swirled around the past few years to describe the Trump administration’s full range of wrongdoing. But it all comes down to one word: corruption.