Case Number: 17-718

DOJ Confirms Trump Lied in “Wiretap” Tweets

September 2, 2017
The Department of Justice confirmed in a court filing on Friday evening that neither the DOJ nor the FBI have any records supporting President Trump's tweeted assertion that Trump Tower was "wiretapped."

DOJ Motion for Summary Judgment – Wiretapping Lawsuit

September 1, 2017
Motion for summary judgment filed by the DOJ in American Oversight's FOIA lawsuit seeking records of wiretaps of Trump Tower. In the motion, DOJ confirms that no records exist to confirm President Trump's tweets alleging that he was "wiretapped" by former President Obama.

Court Order in American Oversight’s Wiretap Lawsuit

July 6, 2017
Order from Judge Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instructing the government to produce a Vaughn index of any records relating to American Oversight's FOIA request regarding alleged wiretaps of Trump Tower.

Government Response to American Oversight v. DOJ and FBI

May 25, 2017
Response from the DOJ to American Oversight's lawsuit seeking any records relating to wiretaps of Trump Tower.

DOJ Acknowledgement of FOIA Request

April 21, 2017
Department of Justice letting acknowledging American Oversight's FOIA Request

American Oversight Sues DOJ for Release of Trump Tower Wiretap Records, Russia Investigation Documents

April 19, 2017
American Oversight today sued the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for the release of records related to any wiretaps of Trump Tower and for other documents related to the investigation of the Trump campaign’s connections with Russia.

American Oversight v. DOJ and FBI – Wiretapping

April 19, 2017
Complaint filed by American Oversight to force the government to comply with our FOIA request seeking records relating to any wiretaps of Trump Tower.