Entity: Department of State

FOIA to State Seeking All Communications Between Former USUN Ambassador Nikki Haley and the President’s Personal Attorney Rudy Giuliani

October 25, 2019
FOIA to Department of State seeking all records reflecting communications between former USUN Ambassador Nikki Haley and the President’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. American Oversight seeks these records to improve the public's understanding of Haley's actions and communications during her tenure as the Ambassador to the United Nations, including with Giuliani.

Research Tool: Ukraine-Trump Key Figures and Documents

October 24, 2019
American Oversight has scoured thousands of pages of agency calendars to find instances in which senior officials met with key figures in the investigation into the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine.

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

October 24, 2019
Transcript of Oct. 23, 2019, court proceedings regarding American Oversight's lawsuit seeking the release of senior State Department officials' communications with Rudy Giuliani or 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. Judge Christopher R. Cooper said that he would order the State Department to begin producing within 30 days the requested documents. You can read about the lawsuit here.

Federal Judge Says He Will Order State Department to Begin Turning Over Requested Ukraine Documents

October 23, 2019
On Wednesday, a federal judge said he will order the State Department to within 30 days begin producing Ukraine-related documents requested by American Oversight.

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.