Entity: DOJ - Civil Division

Investigations Update: The Efforts by Trump — and Top Officials — to Overturn the Election

February 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s efforts to overturn the presidential election and multiple state lawmakers’ ties to the Capitol attack.
Left to right: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, former President Donald Trump, and Maryland Delegate Daniel Cox.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records Concerning Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 21, 2021
FOIA records request to multiple agencies seeking SF-50s for political appointees converting to career status, as well as records to identify requests and responses from the Office of Personnel Management regarding passing over preference eligibles.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking NDA Signed by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff

October 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking the non-disclosure agreement signed by former Senior Adviser to the First Lady Stephanie Winston Wolkoff.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with and About Stephanie Winston Wolkoff

October 6, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking communications with and about former Senior Adviser to the First Lady Stephanie Winston Wolkoff.

Investigations Update: Coronavirus Safety Measures, USAGM Lobbying, and Voting by Mail Alarmism

September 29, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the White House’s control of Covid-19 information, influence and access at the U.S. Agency for Global Media, and Trump’s Supreme Court pick.

DOJ Records Concerning Cliff Sims’s NDA and Related Litigation

September 29, 2020
Department of Justice emails and documents related to Cliff Sims' non-disclosure agreement and the subsequent litigation to enforce that NDA.

Withheld Records Response from DOJ Regarding an Investigation of Walmart Over Opioid Distribution

August 12, 2020
The Department of Justice's Civil Division stated that it was withholding responsive records to American Oversight's request for directives regarding the civil investigation of Walmart over alleged opioid dispensing practices.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Medical Supplies Lawsuit, Rio Grande Valley Outbreak, and Operation Legend

August 11, 2020
The latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's pandemic coordination with states, the deployment of federal agents to cities, and other issues.
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FOIA to DOJ Seeking Directives Regarding the Civil Investigation of Walmart over Opioid Distribution

August 7, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice's Civil Division seeking directives regarding the civil investigation of Walmart over alleged opioid dispensing practices.