FOIA Number: DOD-NGB-21-0019

Investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol Attack: One Year Later

January 6, 2022
There are still many unanswered questions about that dark day for U.S. democracy. Here is a look at what we’ve uncovered through public records requests and litigation, as well as what we’re still seeking to learn.

NGB Communications About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

December 15, 2021
Records from the Department of Defense in response to American Oversight's request for National Guard Bureau communications and directives about the events at the U.S. Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

American Oversight demanda para documentos sobre la falta de preparación y el papel de Trump durante el ataque del 6 de enero

March 9, 2021
Buscamos los registros de los Departamentos de Defensa, Justicia, y Seguridad Nacional, que puedan arrojar luz sobre cómo los funcionarios de la administración de Trump respondieron al ataque del 6 de enero, incluyendo el papel que Trump jugó en el retraso del despliegue de la Guardia Nacional.

American Oversight Sues for Top Officials’ Communications from Day of Capitol Riot

March 9, 2021
We’re seeking records from the Departments of Defense, Justice and Homeland Security that could shed light on how Trump administration officials responded to the Jan. 6 riot, including the delay in National Guard deployment.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOD, NGB, ARMY, DOJ, and USSS – Communications and Directives About Capitol Attack During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

March 9, 2021
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Defense, the National Guard Bureau, the U.S. Army, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Secret Service seeking the release of communications and directives concerning the events at the Capitol building during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

Investigations Update: The Attack on the Capitol, Georgia U.S. Attorney’s Resignation, and White House Meeting with State Attorneys General

January 13, 2021
Summary: See the latest in our investigations of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, the resignation of U.S. Attorney Byung J. Pak, and states’ responses to the pandemic.

FOIA to NGB for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the National Guard Bureau seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.