Entity: Department of Defense

Investigations Update: The Attack on the Capitol, Georgia U.S. Attorney’s Resignation, and White House Meeting with State Attorneys General

January 13, 2021
Summary: See the latest in our investigations of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, the resignation of U.S. Attorney Byung J. Pak, and states’ responses to the pandemic.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Militia Group Threat Analyses Ahead of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis seeking militia group threat analyses ahead of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with Vice President Pence on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking communications between top officials and Vice President Mike Pence or his chief of staff on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Army Seeking Communications with Vice President Pence on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Army seeking communications between top officials and Vice President Mike Pence or his chief of staff on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking communications between top officials and President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Army Seeking Communications with President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Army seeking communications between top officials and President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Memos Placing Limits on D.C. National Guard Ahead of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army, and the National Guard Bureau seeking memoranda that placed limits on the D.C. National Guard ahead of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Records of Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Department of Defense seeking call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to a riot at the Capitol Building.

FOIA to NGB Seeking Records of Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the National Guard Bureau seeking call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to a riot at the Capitol Building.

FOIA to Army Seeking Records of Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the U.S. Army seeking call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to the riot at the Capitol Building.