Case Number: 20-1538

Justice Department Releases Former AG Barr’s Text Messages Sought in American Oversight Lawsuit

August 25, 2021
The records include communications related to the Trump administration’s response to last summer’s racial justice protests.

DOJ Text Message Communications for Former Attorney General Barr

August 24, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight’s request for former Attorney General William Barr’s text messages.

News Roundup: Victories for Transparency and Preparations for Disinformation

August 20, 2021
As the "audit" has dragged on for months, the Arizona Senate has resisted transparency about the operation.

News Roundup: The Resurgent Pandemic and Partisan Election Reviews

July 29, 2021
The Delta variant's spread across the U.S. has created a pandemic of the unvaccinated and, like many aspects of the past year and a half, one that each state is experiencing differently.

Attorney General Barr’s DOJ Calendars and Phone Logs

July 27, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy in response to American Oversight's request for Attorney General William Barr’s calendars and phone logs.

DOJ Records of Attorney General Barr’s Visitor Logs

June 8, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight's request for Attorney General Barr's visitor logs.

American Oversight Obtains Attorney General Barr Calendars and Phone Logs from 2019 and 2020

December 16, 2020
Records obtained in response to an American Oversight FOIA suit show Barr frequently met with President Trump’s most vocal congressional allies, including while impeachment proceedings against Trump gained steam.

News Roundup: Pompeo’s Emails and Barrett’s Nomination

October 22, 2020
If there were any hopes that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would, after having been accused of Hatch Act violations this summer, tone down his political activities as the election drew nearer, his recent pledge to release the emails of former Secretary Hillary Clinton has put those expectations to rest.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

American Oversight Sues Justice Department for Attorney General Barr Records

June 11, 2020
For nearly a year and a half, the attorney general has abetted Trump’s attempts to politicize the Justice Department. We're suing to shed light on his tenure in office.