Entity: Department of Defense

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.

News Roundup: Corruption, Plain and Simple

October 18, 2019
Many words and phrases have swirled around the past few years to describe the Trump administration’s full range of wrongdoing. But it all comes down to one word: corruption.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Legal Analysis Regarding the Withholding of Funds Appropriated for Ukraine

October 11, 2019
FOIA to DOD seeking legal analysis regarding any decisions to withhold funds or assistance designated for 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. 

Rejection from DOD Regarding Trump’s Use of An Insecure Cell Phone

October 1, 2019
The Department of Defense rejected American Oversight's request for records of communications regarding a New York Time articled published on October 24, 2018, concerning the President's use of unsecured iPhones, as well as the President's October 25, 2018 tweet on the topic.

No Records Response from DOD Regarding Communications About Trump’s Use of an Insecure Cell Phone

September 27, 2019
The Department of Defense stated that it has no records responsive to American Oversight's request for email communications (including emails, email attachments, calendar invitations or entries) within the White House Communications Agency related to the New York Times article published on October 24, 2018, regarding the President's use of unsecured iPhones, as well as the President's October 25, 2018 tweet on the topic.

No Records Response from DOD Regarding President Trump’s Call with Ukrainian President Zelensky

September 27, 2019
The Department of Defense stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for all versions of transcripts, readouts, summaries, or other notes reflecting the contents of President Trump's call on July 25, 2019, with Ukrainian President Zelensky.