Case Number: 17-1865

FBI Records Call Into Question Sessions’ Claims About Security Clearance Instructions

December 7, 2017
Email released by the FBI in response to a FOIA lawsuit brought by People for the American Way seeking any advice that the FBI may have given to Attorney General Sessions regarding how to complete his SF-86 security clearance application. In the email, the FBI agent who assisted with Sessions’ clearance states that they do not recall advising Sessions to omit his Russian contacts from the form.

Status Conference in PFAW v. DOJ

October 27, 2017
The court ordered a status conference on November 16, 2017 in the lawsuit brought by American Oversight on behalf of People For the American Way seeking records of any FBI instructions to Attorney General Sessions regarding the completion of his SF-86 clearance application. 

New Lawsuit: Did the FBI Really Advise Sessions to Omit Russian Contacts?

September 12, 2017
On behalf of People For the American Way, American Oversight sued DOJ and FBI over Sessions’ failure to disclose Russian contacts on his security clearance application.