Entity: Department of State

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Regarding Jamal Khashoggi

December 5, 2018
FOIA to State seeking communications regarding Jamal Khashoggi and all final talking points prepared for Secretary Mike Pompeo in advance of his trip to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on October 16, 2018.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications with Outside Entities Associated with Saudi Arabia

December 5, 2018
FOIA to State seeking communications with groups that lobby on behalf of Saudi Arabia.

FOIA to State Regarding Failure to Warn Jamal Khashoggi

December 5, 2018
FOIA to State seeking records related to the duty to warn Khashoggi under Directive 191 and any determination to waive the duty to warn requirement.

American Oversight Expands Its Investigation of Administration’s Improper Email Use

November 29, 2018
After last week’s Washington Post report that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for official business on hundreds of occasions, American Oversight is continuing its investigation not just into the extent to which the president’s daughter and senior adviser violated records rules, but also into whether such risky actions extended to other officials within Trump’s cabinet.

FOIA to State Seeking Secretary Pompeo’s Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to State seeking communications with any non-governmental email address attributed to Mike Pompeo, as well as emails he forwarded to his government account.

FOIA to the U.N. Seeking Former Ambassador Nikki Haley’s Personal Email Communications

November 29, 2018
FOIA to the United Nations seeking communications with any non-governmental email address attributed to Ambassador Nikki Haley, as well as any emails she forwarded to her government account.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications with Brett O’Donnell

November 28, 2018
FOIA to State seeking communications between Mike Pompeo, Susan Pompeo, Ulrich Brechbuhl, Brian Bulatao, Heather Nauert, or Toni Porter, and Brett OÕDonnell, who previously pleaded guilty to lying to House ethics investigators.

American Oversight Sues Federal Agencies for Evidence of Jared Kushner Personal Email Use

November 21, 2018
American Oversight today sued six federal agencies to uncover the extent of Jared Kushner's use of personal email for official governmental business. The suit comes the same week as news broke that his wife, Ivanka Trump, used personal email to conduct White House business on hundreds of occasions in 2017 — which White House officials only discovered when a May 2017 lawsuit filed by American Oversight sparked an internal review. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOD, HHS, DOJ, DHS, State, and Treasury

November 21, 2018
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Defense, Health and Human Services, the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, and the Department of the Treasury to uncover the extent of Jared Kushner’s personal email use. American Oversight’s suit follows a Washington Post report detailing Ivanka Trump’s use of personal email to conduct government business on hundreds of occasions in 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.