Entity: Department of State

FOIA to State Seeking Contracts or Projected Expenses Regarding Holding the 2020 G7 at the Trump Doral Resort

October 21, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking contracts, formal or informal agreements, or projected expenses associated with holding the 2020 G7 at the Trump Doral resort in Florida.

Reply Motion: American Oversight v. State – Ukraine Communications with State Department Officials

October 18, 2019
American Oversight’s reply motion in support of a preliminary injunction filed on October 4, 2019, regarding a lawsuit against the Department of State for Rudy Giuliani's communications with senior department officials. American Oversight is also seeking communications concerning any attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump’s political opponents.

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.

Court Calls for Hearing on Emergency Motion for Ukraine Documents

October 18, 2019
The Trump administration's wall of obstruction is crumbling.

Transcript: American Oversight v. State – Ukraine Communications with State Department Officials

October 18, 2019
Transcript of Oct. 17, 2019, court teleconference discussing American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking the release of Rudy Giuliani’s communications with senior State Department officials as well as communications about any attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden or his son. American Oversight also seeks records regarding the recall of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and communications between the State Department and President Trump’s personal attorneys Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova. During the teleconference, the judge scheduled a hearing for Wed., Oct. 23, 2019.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Regarding Plans to Encourage China to Investigate the President’s Political Opponents

October 17, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking communications of officials containing key terms that may relate to a plan to encourage China to investigate political opponents of the president.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications with Rudy Giuliani or Trump Allies Regarding Any Plan to Encourage China to Investigate Political Opponents of the President

October 17, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking communications with Rudy Giuliani, conservative activists such as Steve Bannon, and State officials regarding any plan to encourage the Chinese government to pursue investigations into political opponents of the President.

Complaint: American Oversight v. State – Agency Records Regarding Giuliani, Volker, Parnas, and Fruman

October 12, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of State for emails sent by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or other senior officials referencing President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden, or Ukrainian-born businessmen Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman. The lawsuit also seeks the calendars of former Ukraine special representative Kurt Volker and his communications with Giuliani.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications with Former Special Representative Kurt Volker

October 11, 2019
FOIA to State seeking department communications with former Special Representative Kurt Volker. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administrations policies and actions in Ukraine.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Regarding Plans to Pressure Ukraine to Investigate the President’s Political Opponents

October 8, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking communications of officials in the Office of the Legal Advisor containing key terms that may relate to any plan to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden or his son.