Entity: DOJ - Office of Information Policy

DOJ Text Message Communications for Former Attorney General Barr

August 24, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight’s request for former Attorney General William Barr’s text messages.

News Roundup: The Resurgent Pandemic and Partisan Election Reviews

July 29, 2021
The Delta variant's spread across the U.S. has created a pandemic of the unvaccinated and, like many aspects of the past year and a half, one that each state is experiencing differently.

Attorney General Barr’s DOJ Calendars and Phone Logs

July 27, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy in response to American Oversight's request for Attorney General William Barr’s calendars and phone logs.

News Roundup: Sham Audit, Sham Findings

July 22, 2021
Officials involved in the Arizona Senate's partisan election "audit" have said they still need more information before they can complete it. They also introduced new baseless allegations.

DOJ Records and Communications Concerning Federal Protest Response Led by Attorney General Barr and Other Senior Officials

July 8, 2021
Department of Justice records in response to American Oversight’s records requests for orders and directives of Attorney General Barr issued in the course of leading the federal response to protests following the death of George Floyd, as well as for directives given to federal police forces regarding the use of force, deployment orders, self-identification guidelines, or guidance about the display of badges and any related final assessments. These records include senior officials’ email communications concerning the federal response to nationwide protests in May 2020. They also include materials related to invoking the insurrection act.

DOJ Communications Concerning Former Attorney General Barr’s Inaccurate Comments on Voter Fraud

May 10, 2021
Response from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding American Oversight's request for a summary memo of a purported voter fraud case, which the DOJ had stated led former Attorney General William Barr to make inaccurate comments in a media interview concerning voter fraud. In their response to the request, the DOJ stated that no such summary memo was found, but did locate communications concerning media inquiries into the memo.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Attack on Voting Rights

April 1, 2021
As the nation reacts to the voting restrictions signed into law in Georgia, threats to democracy are alive across the country.

Records Shed Light on Justice Department’s Handling of Roger Stone and Michael Flynn Cases

December 14, 2020
American Oversight obtained documents showing the DOJ sought to avoid Barr facing questions about Stone’s and Flynn’s cases, as well as contact between senior agency officials and conservative lawyer Sidney Powell, who represents Flynn.

DOJ Finds ‘No Responsive Records’ About Outside Agitators at George Floyd Protests

October 6, 2020
The lack of documentation appears to undercut claims made by President Trump and Attorney General Barr.

FOIA to DOJ For Communications About Amy Coney Barrett’s Appeals Court Nomination

September 28, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice for communications with nongovernmental individuals about the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.