Case Number: 19-3213

News Roundup: Hear No Evil, See No Evil

January 31, 2020
The White House’s stonewall is crumbling, the truth will come out, and votes to prematurely end the Senate’s impeachment trial will look increasingly worse.

Lifted Redactions Reveal August 2019 Esper Communications About Zelensky, Ukraine Assistance

January 31, 2020
Even as the Senate majority signaled its intentions not to bring in additional witnesses or documents in the impeachment trial, new information continues to emerge.

News Roundup: Evidence of Obstruction

January 24, 2020
We uncovered emails revealing new details about the Ukraine scandal, and the next day, they were on the Senate floor in the impeachment trial.
Representative Jason Crow holds up a heavily-redacted email from the Office of Management and Budget during the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday

OMB Releases 192 Pages of Ukraine Records to American Oversight

January 22, 2020
At 11:58 p.m. on Jan. 21, minutes before the deadline, the OMB released Ukraine-related documents, including records that have not been produced to Congress in its impeachment investigation.

Defense Department Ukraine Documents Released to American Oversight

December 21, 2019
Although heavily redacted, the emails appear to show senior officials in the Pentagon and OMB engaged on the issue of aid to Ukraine at a time when the president himself was insisting on freezing such aid.

DOD Senior Officials Emails Containing Terms Related to Ukraine

December 20, 2019
Records produced to American Oversight on December 20, 2019, in response to the watchdog group's lawsuit seeking emails sent by senior officials relating to the Trump administration's effort to pressure Ukraine. The production includes emails sent by Secretary Esper in August 2019 and Deputy Secretary Norquist in September and October 2019.

Joint Status Reports: American Oversight v. OMB and DOD – Directives and Communications Concerning Ukraine

December 16, 2019
Joint Status Reports filed by American Oversight, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Department of Defense (DOD) in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking directives and communications that may relate to any effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents as part of an effort to give the president an electoral advantage.

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.

Sondland’s Testimony Highlights State Department Obstruction

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

News Roundup: Ukraine-Related Documents, Hurdles for Asylum-Seekers, and Chad Wolf’s Involvement in Family Separation

November 8, 2019
The latest on impeachment and on our investigations into the administration's immigration policies.