Entity: Department of State

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

News Roundup: Investigating the Administration’s Response to Domestic Terrorism

August 9, 2019
American Oversight has been investigating the administration’s response to domestic terrorism and acts of violence.

FOIA to STATE Seeking Records Regarding the U.S. Delegation to Ukraine in May 2019

August 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking records related to the U.S. delegation to Ukraine in May 2019, including records sufficient to identify all members of the delegation, itinerary information, and relevant communications.

FOIA to STATE Seeking Communications with the Office of the Vice President

August 7, 2019
FOIA to U.S Department of State seeking all communications between certain high-level agency officials and certain senior officials in Vice President Mike Pence’s office.

FOIA to State Seeking External Sent Mail of Andrew Veprek and John Zadrozny

August 5, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of State seeking all sent email communications of Andrew Veprek and John Zadrozny to non-governmental email addresses.

News Roundup: “Remain in Mexico,” New Lawsuits, and Trump’s Friend Tom Barrack

August 2, 2019
Documents we uncovered show that a question asking asylum-seekers whether they had fear of being returned to Mexico was scrapped before the new Remain in Mexico policy was finalized.

FOIA to State for Email Communications and WhatsApp Messages During Kushner Delegations to the Middle East

July 30, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Department of State seeking email communications and WhatsApp messages of U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook during Kushner Delegations to the Middle East

News Roundup: Mueller Speaks

July 26, 2019
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his long-awaited and much-anticipated appearance before Congress on Wednesday.

State Records Regarding Jared Kushner’s Personal Email Address

July 23, 2019
State Department records in response to our request seeking communications with Jared Kushner and anyone communicating from ijkfamily.com, a domain associated with Kushner's personal email address.

New Lawsuit Seeks Records of Mike Pompeo’s Outside Political Influences

July 23, 2019
American Oversight has filed a lawsuit as part of its investigation into whether the secretary of state has been subject to inappropriate political influences during his tenure in the Trump administration.