Entity: Department of State

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Safety Risks of Title 42

August 5, 2021
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records - including orders, directives, or analyses - regarding potential safety concerns for migrants subject to expulsion under the Public Health Safety Act Title 42, which was invoked by President Donald Trump in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

State Calendar Entries for Former Ambassadors Brownback and Grenell

July 30, 2021
Records from the Department of State calendars for former Ambassadors Sam Brownback and Richard Grenell. These records include various calendar entries from 2018 and 2019.

State Inspector General Records Regarding Whistleblower Complaints Concerning Conduct of Cam Henderson

July 8, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for whistleblower complaints containing allegations of misconduct by Chief Protocol Officer Cam Henderson.

State Records Related to Vice President Pence’s September 2019 European Trips

July 7, 2021
Documents from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding Vice President Pence's August and September 2019 European trips. These records include invoices and hotel contracts related to the September 2019 meeting between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Warsaw.

State Embassy Communications Referencing Trump Properties

June 29, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for communications of U.S. ambassadors and high-ranking embassy personnel concerning Trump Organization properties around the world.

State Records Regarding Secretary Pompeo’s Personal Email Communications

June 28, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight’s request for communications with any non-governmental email address attributed to Mike Pompeo, as well as emails he forwarded to his government account.

FOIA to State for Former U.S. Amb. Blanchard’s Calendars, Communications, and Directives

June 21, 2021
FOIA request for former U.S. Ambassador to Slovenia Lynda BlanchardÕs calendars and directives during her time as ambassador and her communications with specific external individuals post-election.

New Communications Offer Glimpse into U.S.-China Tensions Last Spring

June 15, 2021
In records obtained by American Oversight, U.S. officials discussed a Chinese official’s warning that remarks referencing the “Wuhan virus” would limit cooperation between the two countries.

American Oversight Obtains Emails About ICE Deportations That Spread the Coronavirus Beyond U.S. Borders

June 10, 2021
Newly obtained State Department emails from last spring highlight the prevalence of Covid-19 symptoms among migrants deported to Guatemala, where deportations exacerbated the spread of the coronavirus.

State Records of OIG Ethics Documents for Employees Who Started in May 2020

June 2, 2021
Records from the U.S. State Department in response to American Oversight's request for ethics documents and SF-50 forms for any employees who started a position (or changed positions within) the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General since May 15, 2020.