Case Number: 19-2934

Why Trump Has Met the Standard for Obstruction of Congress

December 18, 2019
The power of impeachment exists to check a president who refuses to recognize the constitutional separation of powers.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

Minute Order: American Oversight v. State – Ukraine and Giuliani Communications

December 13, 2019
Minute Order issued by Judge Christopher Cooper on December 13, 2019 in American Oversight's FOIA litigation seeking the public release of State Department records relating to the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine. The order instructs the State Department to extend the search cut-off date for responsive records to October 18, 2019 and to release any responsive documents by January 8, 2020.

News Roundup: Stephen Miller’s Extremist Network

December 13, 2019
Emails obtained by American Oversight provide a glimpse of how a senior adviser at ICE has worked with Miller to promote harsh anti-immigration policies.

State Department Declaration: American Oversight v. State – State Department Officials’ Ukraine Communications

December 11, 2019
Department of State search declaration by Eric F. Stein, the director of the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS).

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.

Joint Status Report No. 2: American Oversight v. State — State Department Officials’ Ukraine Communications

November 26, 2019
Second joint status report filed by American Oversight and the Department of State regarding American Oversight’s lawsuit against the agency for Ukraine-related records, including senior officials’ communications with Rudy Giuliani.

State Department Records of Giuliani and Ukraine-Related Communications with Department Officials, Including Secretary Pompeo

November 22, 2019
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight’s request for external communications with the president’s personal attorneys, including Rudy Giuliani, regarding efforts to influence the Ukrainian government to investigate the president’s political opponents.