FOIA Number: DOD-21-0909

News Roundup: Investigations into Trump

March 24, 2023
Much of this week’s news has focused on the potential indictment of former President Trump.

DOD Records Following Former Defense Sec. Esper’s Departure

March 1, 2023
Records from the U.S. Department of Defense in response to American Oversight's request for decision memos, communications, and other records following the firing of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.

American Oversight Sues Defense Department for Top Officials’ Calendars and Communications, Including Related to Jan. 6 Attack

August 26, 2021
American Oversight sued the DOD for failing to release documents that could shed light on the events of Jan. 6 and efforts by former President Trump to staff the department with loyalists.

American Oversight v. DOD – Defense Department Officials’ Calendars and Communications from Final Weeks of Trump Administration

August 25, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Defense seeking the release of agency officials’ communications, decision memos, and calendars from the final weeks of the Trump administration.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Decision Memos of Top Officials Following Esper’s Departure from the Agency

July 12, 2021
An updated FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking decision memoranda, directives or guidance adopted by specified officials following the departure of former Defense Secretary Mark Esper.