FOIA Number: DOD-NGB-21-0033

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.

DOD Records of NGB Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

August 4, 2021
Records from the National Guard Bureau in response to American Oversight's request for call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. These records include the call logs of Gen. Daniel Hokanson, Chief of the National Guard Bureau from Dec. 4, 2020, to Jan. 7, 2021.

American Oversight Sues for Records About Trump’s Actions During Jan. 6 Attack

March 10, 2021
What role, if any, did the former president have in the delayed response to the Capitol riot? And how did the White House and other senior government officials respond to the attack he incited?

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOD, Army, NGB, and the DOJ – Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

March 10, 2021
American Oversight lawsuit against the Department of Defense, the National Guard Bureau, the U.S. Army, and the Department of Justice seeking the release of agency call logs 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 Seeking Records of Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the National Guard Bureau seeking call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to a riot at the Capitol Building.