Entity: Federal Bureau of Investigation

FBI Withheld Records Response Regarding Guidance Documents Concerning the Investigation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh

September 17, 2019
Response from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) stating that the agency is withholding records responsive to American Oversight’s FOIA request for documents reflecting guidance, investigative parameters, or directives from the White House communicated to the FBI related to the supplemental background investigation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

FOIA to FBI Seeking Interview Summaries from Supplemental Background Investigation of Brett Kavanaugh

September 17, 2019
FOIA to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seeking FBI form 302 interview summaries from the supplemental background investigation conducted after allegations of sexual misconduct against now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were reported.

Rejection from FBI Regarding Domestic Terrorism Data Since 2009

September 12, 2019
The Federal Bureau of Investigation rejected American Oversight’s request for data pertaining to domestic terrorism in the United States since 2009, stated that the request was not “reasonably described.”

News Roundup: Trump’s Enthusiastic Support for New Drug Raises Questions

September 6, 2019
Investigating the administration's approval of Spravato, Trump's potential campaign-finance violations, and the promotion of Trump properties.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Lawsuit Seeks Records from Investigation into Potential Trump Campaign-Finance Violations

September 4, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice and the FBI for records related to the investigation into Trump’s potential campaign-finance violations.
Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ and FBI — Witness Interviews Regarding Trump’s Potential Campaign Finance Violations

September 4, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for records summarizing, memorializing, or recording witness interviews, including those of former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, in connection with the closed investigation into President Trump’s potential campaign finance violations. DOJ has not provided any public information regarding its decision to close this investigation. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on this investigation and its findings.

News Roundup: Political Appointees, Lobbyists and Those In Between

August 23, 2019
This week, we sued the VA for failing to preserve emails that top VA officials sent from personal email accounts to three members of Mar-a-Lago.

FOIA to FBI Requesting Data about Domestic Terrorism

August 22, 2019
FOIA to FBI requesting records reflecting data about people killed or injured by domestic terrorism since 2009.

FOIA to FBI Requesting Evidence Underlying Congressional Testimony About Domestic Terrorism and White Supremacy

August 22, 2019
FOIA to FBI requesting records sufficient to identify the data or evidence underlying officials’ assertions during and following congressional testimony regarding the number of domestic terrorism arrests and investigations associated with white supremacy.

Rejection from FBI Regarding Communications with the White House Counsel’s Office

August 20, 2019
The Federal Bureau of Investigation rejected our request for records of communications between political appointees and individuals in the White House Counsel's office.