Entity: Department of Justice

FOIA Seeking Records Related to Sessions’ Recusal and the Decision to Fire McCabe

March 19, 2018
FOIA seeking records related and legal and/or ethical determinations regarding Sessions' involvement in the decision to fire McCabe given his recusal.

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

FOIA Seeking Records of AG Sessions’ Remarks at Closed-Press Event

March 14, 2018
FOIA to DOJ regarding Attorney General Jeff Sessions' address at the Judicial Conference--which was closed to the press--requesting records of the remarks Sessions gave at the event.

The Nunes Memo Declassified the Carter Page FISA Applications – So We’re Suing to Release Them

March 7, 2018
American Oversight and Dominique Bravo went to court today to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to release the secret warrant applications that they filed to conduct surveillance of former Trump campaign staffer Carter Page.  The warrant applications established probable cause that an individual associated with the Trump campaign was engaged in a crime or was a foreign agent.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Carter Page FISA Applications

March 7, 2018
American Oversight and Dominique Bravo went to court today to compel the Department of Justice (DOJ) to release the secret warrant applications that they filed to conduct surveillance of former Trump campaign staffer Carter Page.  The warrant applications established probable cause that an individual associated with the Trump campaign was engaged in a crime or was a foreign agent.

No Records From DOJ Regarding Yates Testimony

March 6, 2018
No response response to four consolidated responses regarding the Yates testimony.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Sanctuary Cities

March 2, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between Florida Governor Rick Scott or his staff or (2) any individual in the Florida Attorney General’s Office related to sanctuary policies generally; Florida townships deemed sanctuary cities by DOJ, ICE or Governor Scott’s Office and their compliance with federal immigration laws; immigration-related raids of any localities in Florida and immigration detainer requests issued by ICE.

DOJ NRR Regarding Birth Control Settlement Communications

February 28, 2018
No records response to our FOIA for communications related to birth control settlements.

FOIA to DOJ/FBI Regarding Kushner Clearance

February 23, 2018
FOIA to DOJ/FBI seeking copies of all correspondence that Jared Kushner, or anyone on his behalf, submitted with any Standard Form 86 (SF-86).