Entity: Department of Justice

Investigations Update: West Virginia Lawmaker’s Involvement in Capitol Attack and Trump’s Attempts to Overturn Georgia Election Results

January 19, 2021
See the latest in our investigations of the security at the U.S. Capitol, DOJ’s opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family, and the “burrowing in” of Trump political appointees.

Records Highlight Difference in Trump Administration’s Response to Racial Justice Protests and Attack on Capitol

January 19, 2021
American Oversight obtained documents that shed light on the aggressive response to protests as well as the lack of coordination between federal and local officials regarding the politicized Operation Legend program.

FOIA to DOJ for Records Regarding Settlement Negotiations with Purdue Pharma and Sackler Family over Liability in Opioid Crisis

January 14, 2021
FOIA records request to the Department of Justice seeking records concerning the settlement negotiations with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family over liability for the improper distribution of opioid drugs.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records Regarding Content of Calls to Georgia U.S. Attorneys About Election Investigations

January 13, 2021
FOIA records request to the Department of Justice seeking records reflecting the calls of a senior DOJ official and President Donald Trump to U.S. Attorneys in Georgia that were reportedly related to TrumpÕs demand for election fraud investigations.

FOIA to DOJ for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Department of Justice seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to ATF for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to U.S. Marshals Service for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the U.S. Marshals Service seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to FBI for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to OLC for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Office of Legal Counsel seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

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

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Department of Justice 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.