FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting directives and guidance given to federal police forces regarding self-identification and display of badges and uniforms, use of force guidelines, or deployment orders.
FOIA to multiple federal law enforcement agencies seeking assessments or reports on the risk of coronavirus posed by the use of tear gas or other chemical irritants, crowd control techniques, and mass arrests and detention.
FOIA to National Park Service, Secret Service, National Guard, and Department of Defense seeking records reflecting the order or directive to use force on protesters gathered in Lafayette Park in advance of the president’s photo-op in front of St. John’s Church.
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.