Entity: Department of State

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

October 7, 2019
FOIA to Department of State seeking communications between State officials and the Office of the Vice President.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Related to Vice President Pence’s Communications with Ukrainian President Zelensky

October 7, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking briefing materials provided to Vice President Pence before his call and meeting with the Ukrainian president, summaries of those communications, and communications with the Office of the Vice President.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Related to Vice President Pence’s August and September 2019 European Trips

October 7, 2019
FOIA to the Department of State seeking records sufficient to identify State officials who accompanied Vice President Pence on his August and September 2019 European trips, records reflecting expenses incurred on those trips, and the itinerary of the Poland portion of the trip.

News Roundup: The Public Needs Answers

October 4, 2019
The pressure on the president and his administration has been even further intensified thanks to the release of damaging text messages sent by government officials.

Pompeo’s Obstructionism Won’t Work

October 4, 2019
Pompeo’s obstructionist signaling didn’t prevent Kurt Volker from testifying in a closed-door meeting with House investigators.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

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

October 4, 2019
Motion for preliminary injunction filed by American Oversight regarding a lawsuit against the Department of State for Rudy Giuliani’s communications with senior department officials as well as any other communications about any attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden or his son. American Oversight also seeks records regarding the recall of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as well as communications between the State Department and President Trump’s personal attorneys Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova.

Pompeo’s Letter Is the Trump Administration’s Opening Salvo of Obstruction

October 2, 2019
Pompeo’s letter is the first example of the Trump administration reverting to its previous strategy of total obstruction. It won't be the last.

We’re Suing the State Department for Giuliani-Ukraine Documents

October 1, 2019
American Oversight today sued for documents related to the efforts by Giuliani — who was subpoenaed Monday by three congressional committees — to pressure Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 election.

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

October 1, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of State for Rudy Giuliani’s communications with senior department officials as well as any other communications about any attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden or his son. American Oversight also seeks records regarding the recall of former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as well as communications between the State Department and President Trump’s personal attorneys Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Relating to the Implementation of the Remain-In-Mexico Program

September 30, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of State seeking records demonstrating how the government is implementing the Trump administration’s policy of forcing immigrants to remain in Mexico while their claims are processed.