Entity: Department of State

FOIA to State Department Seeking Communications Concerning the Pilot Visa Bond Program

May 11, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of State seeking records reflecting communications with the White House about the Pilot Visa Bond Program.

News Roundup: Voting Rights and Trump Accountability

May 7, 2021
In addition to focusing on threats to voting rights and democracy, American Oversight has also been working to hold Trump officials accountable for their actions.

State Calendars for Chief of Staff Margaret Peterlin Including Calendar Entries for Secretary Rex Tillerson

May 5, 2021
Department of State records in response to our FOIA request for calendars for Chief of Staff Margaret Peterlin and other senior officials. These records span January 2017 to April 2018, and include extensive calendar entries for former Secretary Rex Tillerson.

State Records Concerning Meetings with Guatemala Ministry of Health

April 28, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for records of meetings with the Guatemala Ministry of Health. These records include an email thread about repatriations to Guatemala.

State Investigative Report of Pompeo Storage Unit Burglary

April 26, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s investigative report regarding a November 2018 burglary of Pompeo congressional campaign’s storage units.

FOIA to State Department for Communications of FOIA Staff Assistant Federico Klein

March 19, 2021
FOIA request to State Department for communications of FOIA Staff Assistant Federico Klein around his participation in the rally preceding the invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Communications Sent and Received by Leadership on Jan. 6, 2021

March 9, 2021
FOIA requests to the Department of the Treasury, the Department of State, the U.S. Agency for Global Media, and NASA regarding all communications sent and received by agencies' leadership from Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Decision Memoranda Signed by Top Officials During Presidential Transition

March 3, 2021
FOIA requests to multiple agencies seeking decision memoranda signed by top officials during the presidential transition period between the Trump and Biden administrations.

No Records Response from State Regarding Whistleblower Complaints Concerning Sec. Pompeo’s Conduct

February 17, 2021
The Department of State stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for all email communications sent or received by Inspector General Steve Linick regarding any whistleblower complaints containing allegations that concern the conduct of Secretary Mike Pompeo.

Investigations Update: State Pandemic Responses, Space Command Headquarters Location, and Trump’s Refusal to Concede

February 16, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the federal pandemic response, Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, and the decision to put U.S. Space Command headquarters in Alabama.