Entity: State Office of the Inspector General

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

FOIA to State Seeking Dissent Memos Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking dissent memos regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s video appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Ethics Complaints Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking ethics complaints or concerns regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s video appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Legal Analyses Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking legal analyses regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications with Republican National Convention Organizers

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking communications with the organizers of the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Regarding Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department regarding Secretary Mike Pompeo’s appearance at the Republican National Convention.

State Department Inspector General Record of a Complaint Regarding Secretary Pompeo’s Conduct

August 17, 2020
Complaint received by the State Department's Office of the Inspector General regarding the conduct of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The complaint was heavily redacted, but several of the redactions indicated that there were matters still under investigation at the time the document was released in July 2020.

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.
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FOIA to State Seeking Ethics Documents of OIG Employees Who Started in May 2020

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State for the ethics documents and SF-50 forms for any employees who started a position (or changed positions within) the State Department's Office of the Inspector General since May 15, 2020.

FOIA to State OIG Seeking Decision Memoranda of Acting Inspector General Akard

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State's Office of the Inspector General seeking acting Inspector General Stephen Akard's decision memoranda.