Entity: Department of Defense

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with Select Individuals Engaged in Impeachment Proceedings

December 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking all records reflecting communications between senior agency officials and Congress members or media with demonstrated interest in the ongoing impeachment inquiry.

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.

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.

News Roundup: Fiona Hill’s Warnings, Nikki Haley’s Emails, and Matt Bevin’s Stay at Trump’s Hotel

November 22, 2019
As we wait for the State Department to produce documents in our lawsuit for Ukraine-related records (Friday is their deadline), plenty has happened on Capitol Hill.
(Photo: Brookings Institution)

FOIA to DOD Seeking Correspondence Regarding the Withholding of Aid from Ukraine

November 22, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking select correspondence regarding the withholding of security aid from Ukraine. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration's policies and actions in Ukraine.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Email Communications Regarding the Withholding of Aid from Ukraine

November 22, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Defense seeking select emails regarding the withholding of security aid from Ukraine. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration's policies and actions in Ukraine.

NRR from DOD for Communications Sent to or Received by Any of Jared Kushner’s Non-Governmental Emails

November 12, 2019
The Department of Defense stated it had no records in response to American Oversight's request for communications between select Defense officials and any of Jared Kushner's non-governmental email addresses.

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.

Complaint: American Oversight v. OMB and DOD — Directives and Communications Concerning Ukraine

November 7, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Defense for 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.

DOD Records Regarding Using the 2001 AUMF to Conduct Military Action Against Iran

November 6, 2019
Department of Defense records in response to our requests seeking legal analysis regarding using the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) to conduct military action against Iran.