Entity: DOJ - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Medical Supplies Lawsuit, Rio Grande Valley Outbreak, and Operation Legend

August 11, 2020
The latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's pandemic coordination with states, the deployment of federal agents to cities, and other issues.
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FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Operation Legend Arrest Data

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking documents regarding arrests performed by personnel deployed as part of the DOJ's Operation Legend.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Numbers of Personnel Deployed in Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking records regarding the number of federal personnel deployed to American cities as part of Operation Legend.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Documents Reflecting Violent-Crime Reduction Strategy of DOJ’s Operation Legend

August 5, 2020
FOIA records requests to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking directives and guidance regarding any strategy by which DOJ’s Operation Legend would reduce violent crime.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Assessments of Outside Entities Exploiting Racial Justice Protests

August 4, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security seeking assessments of outside entities exploiting racial justice protests, in light of related claims made by the Trump administration.

FBI Records Regarding the Kavanaugh Investigation

July 30, 2020
Records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the Kavanaugh investigation, including records sufficient to identify the agents and officers assigned to the supplemental investigation, the selection criteria used to assign those agents or officers, and any external communications regarding the supplemental investigation. This response directs American Oversite to the FBI's public records library for documents.

New Coronavirus Relief Bill Includes Nearly $2 Billion for Trump-Requested FBI Headquarters Project

July 29, 2020
See the latest records we’ve obtained in our investigation into Trump’s interference in the FBI headquarters relocation plan.

Investigations Update: Trump Administration’s Occupation of Portland, CDC Hospital Data, and the Republican Convention

July 21, 2020
Our latest investigations into allegations of misconduct at the State Department, the federal occupation of U.S. cities, and the ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf gives an interview on July 16 in Las Vegas

The Trump Administration’s Dangerous Escalation of Aggression Against Portland Protesters

July 17, 2020
The federal government’s aggressive response to the past month and a half of protests escalated to a frightening new level this week.
Black Lives Matter protest in Portland, Ore., on June 4, 2020 (Photo: Matthew Roth)

FBI Communications with the White House Regarding the Agency’s Headquarters Consolidation Project

June 30, 2020
Records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation of communications with White House officials regarding the FBI headquarters consolidation project. American Oversight sought these records to shed light on whether the president's personal financial interests influenced the future FBI headquarters, which has national security considerations.