Entity: DOJ - Federal Bureau of Investigation

Celebrating Government Transparency This Fourth of July

July 4, 2019
As Trump attempts to turn what has traditionally been a nonpartisan celebration into a party for donors, we're celebrating the power that an informed public can have in a democracy.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

FOIA to FBI Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to FBI seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

No Records Response from FBI Regarding Communications Between General Counsel Political Appointees and the White House

June 20, 2019
The FBI General Counsel's Office stated it had no records of email communications between its political appointees and any individual employed by the White House from September 1, 2018 to June 17, 2019.

No Records Response from FBI Regarding Communications Between Congressional Affairs Political Appointees and the White House

June 20, 2019
The FBI Office of Congressional Affairs stated it had no records of email communications between its political appointees and any individual employed by the White House from September 1, 2018 to June 17, 2019.

FOIA to FBI Seeking Communications Between Agency Lawyers and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to FBI seeking communications between agency lawyers and the White House in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist congressional oversight.

FOIA to FBI Seeking Communications Between the Agency and the White House Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 11, 2019
FOIA to FBI seeking communications between the agency and the White House regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Guidance Regarding Congressional Oversight Requests and Subpoenas

June 10, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking guidance from the White House or agency leadership regarding the agency's responses to congressional oversight requests and subpoenas.

FBI Records Regarding Meeting Notes in the FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project

May 31, 2019
Records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding a January 24, 2018 meeting between with GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, FBI Director Christopher Wray, OMB Deputy Director Russ Vought, White House Counsel Don McGahn, White House Director of Legislative Affairs and Assistant to the President Marc Short, and possibly President Donald Trump concerning the FBI headquarters consolidation project.

News Roundup: Congressional Hearing Shows and No-Shows

May 24, 2019
Ben Carson, Diane Auer Jones, and Don McGahn's empty chair
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)