Entity: Department of State

News Roundup: Transparency and Oversight Are More Important Than Ever

March 27, 2020
During ordinary times, government transparency maintains a functioning democracy. But during the coronavirus outbreak, it can also save lives.

FOIA to State Seeking All Records Reflecting Communications with CureVac

March 27, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of State seeking all records reflecting communications between senior officials and CureVac, a German company working to develop a coronavirus vaccine.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Texts with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s text messages with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s Emails with Agencies

March 26, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking Rep. Mark Meadows’s emails with agency officials in light of Meadows’s expected appointment to White House Chief of Staff.

State Department Records of Ukraine-Related Communications

March 23, 2020
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight’s request for external communications with the president’s personal attorneys regarding efforts to influence the Ukrainian government to investigate the president’s political opponents.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

FOIA to State Seeking Sent Communications Containing Terms Related to Coronavirus

March 20, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking sent communications containing terms related to coronavirus.

FOIA to State Seeking Sent Communications Containing Terms Related to Coronavirus

March 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking sent communications containing terms related to coronavirus.

Withheld Records Response from State Regarding Email Communications Between Mari Stull and the White House

March 17, 2020
The Department of State stated that the agency is withholding five records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA request for email communications between Mari Stull and the White House.

State Records Regarding Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy

March 13, 2020
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding Stephen Miller's influence on immigration policy.