Case Number: 17-2707

DOD Records Regarding Trump’s Tweet Banning Transgender Military Servicemembers

September 14, 2018
Department of Defense records regarding President Trump's tweets on July 26, 2017, announcing that transgender persons were no longer permitted to serve in the military. Records, including communications between 8:55AM and 12:00PM on July 26, 2017, suggest that DOD was caught off-guard by the policy statement of the President.

Complaint: American Oversight v DOD Transgender Policy

December 19, 2017
Complaint in lawsuit against DOD seeking records of whether or not President Trump was advised by military personnel on the transgender military ban.

American Oversight Sues DOD to Uncover Truth Behind Trump’s Transgender Ban

December 19, 2017
American Oversight sued the Department of Defense (DOD) in federal court to determine if President Trump was telling the truth when he claimed on Twitter that "generals" had advised him to ban transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces.