Entity: DOJ - Federal Bureau of Investigation

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Flynn-Kislyak Transcripts

May 22, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking any transcripts of calls between Michael Flynn and Russian Ambassador Kislyak in December 2016.

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
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.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Portion of Michael Flynn’s SF-86 Security Form Regarding Contacts with Turkish Officials

May 19, 2020
FOIA to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Defense seeking the portion of Michael Flynn’s security clearance form where he would have been required to disclose his contacts with Turkish officials, in light of reports that Turkey attempted to influence the Trump campaign through Flynn.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.

FOIA to OIP for USAO SDNY Communications with Representatives of the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to the Office of Information Policy for U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York records reflecting communications with representatives of the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

FOIA to FBI for Communications with Representatives of the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for records reflecting communications with representatives of the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

The Administration’s Attempts to Stonewall Investigations of Trump FBI Headquarters Interference Stumble in Court

April 21, 2020
Two recent federal court rulings found that agencies had conducted inadequate searches for documents American Oversight requested related to the president's influence over a multibillion-dollar project.

Opinion: American Oversight v. GSA, OMB, DOJ and FBI – FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

April 20, 2020
Opinion issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, ruling that agencies had conducted inadequate searches for records requested by American Oversight.

Complaint: American Oversight v. FBI – Clinton Email Investigation Leaks to Giuliani During 2016 Campaign

March 9, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for communications — including emails, text messages, and phone logs — between New York Field Office FBI officials and Rudy Giuliani, during the 2016 presidential election. In October 2016, then-director of the FBI James Comey reportedly launched an investigation into potential FBI leaks to Giuliani about an investigation into former Secretary of State and then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s email use.

News Roundup: Launching Our Investigation of Trump’s Authoritarian Purges

February 28, 2020
Loyalty over truth and political advantage over public service and safety are hallmarks of authoritarianism.