Entity: Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking PDB articles Regarding Russian Bounties

August 13, 2020
FOIA request to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Central Intelligence Agency seeking PDB articles containing any matter concerning alleged Russian payments to Afghan militants to incentivize attacks on U.S. or coalition troops.

Investigations Update: DHS Intelligence Efforts in Portland, the Politicization of Key Government Agency, and the Pandemic’s Impact on Census

August 4, 2020
Our latest investigations into the federal response to nationwide protests, political interference in the 2020 census, and other issues.
(Photo: Mia Bush/VOA)

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Senior ODNI Officials’ Emails

August 4, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking emails of Richard Grenell or Kash Patel containing specific key terms.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Kash Patel’s Communications with Congress

August 4, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking Senior Advisor Kash Patel’s communications with members of Congress.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Records of Kash Patel Communications and Calendars

August 4, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking external communications, calendars, expenses, and itineraries of Senior Advisor Kash Patel.

FOIA to ODNI Seeking Grenell’s Decision Memoranda and Directives

August 4, 2020
FOIA to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence seeking all decision memoranda, directives, or policy interpretations or guidance signed, approved, or otherwise adopted by Acting Director Richard Grenell.

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.