Entity: Office of the Director of National Intelligence

News Roundup: ‘It’s Going to Sort of Just Disappear’

July 2, 2020
The virus won’t “disappear” anytime soon, especially so long as the Trump administration continues its mix of wishful thinking and inadequate actions.

New Lawsuit: Politicization of the Nation’s Top Intelligence Office

July 2, 2020
Politicization of formerly apolitical government functions has been a recurring and troubling pattern during the Trump administration.
Richard Grenell in June 2020 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Complaint: American Oversight v. ODNI – Politicization of ODNI Investigations

July 2, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) for records regarding whether and to what extent ODNI resources have been commandeered for political purposes. This lawsuit also seeks communications and calendar records of high-ranking ODNI officials, including emails sent by Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell concerning former Inspector General Michael Atkinson.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

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 ODNI Seeking Correspondence of Senior Advisor Kash Patel with National Security Council officials

May 20, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking Senior Advisor Kash Patel’s correspondence with National Security Council lawyers.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Correspondence of Acting DNI Grenell or Senior Advisor Patel Regarding Unmasking, Ukraine Matters

May 20, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking correspondence of Acting DNI Grenell or Senior Advisor Patel regarding matters related to unmasking requests and Ukraine issues.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking External Communications, Calendars, and Travel Records of Senior Advisor Kash Patel

May 20, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking external email communications, calendars, and travel records of Senior Advisor Kash Patel.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Correspondence of Advisor Kash Patel with Congressional Staff and Members

May 20, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking congressional correspondence of Senior Advisor Kash Patel with select congressional staff and members.