FOIA Number: DOE-19-1239

Joint Status Report: American Oversight v. DOE – Perry and Brouillette’s Ukraine Records and Communications

January 13, 2020
Joint Status Report filed by American Oversight and the Department of Energy in American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking the release of Secretary Rick Perry’s communications with high-level Ukraine officials; with outside groups associated with U.S. energy interests in Ukraine; and with particular associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani. American Oversight is also requesting records regarding the U.S. delegation, led by Perry, to Ukrainian President Zelensky’s inauguration, including the records of former Chief of Staff Brian McCormack. The Department of Energy agreed to make the first production of records on Jan. 28, 2020, prioritizing Perry's and McCormack's communications as well as records related to the delegation. Subsequent productions are scheduled for Feb. 4 and March 16.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOE — Perry and Brouillette’s Ukraine Records and Communications

November 8, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Energy for Secretary Rick Perry’s communications with high-level Ukraine officials; with outside groups associated with U.S. energy interests in Ukraine; and with particular associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudolph Giuliani. American Oversight is also seeking the release of records regarding the U.S. delegation, led by Perry, to Ukrainian President Zelensky’s inauguration, including the records of former Chief of Staff Brian McCormack.

New Lawsuit Seeks Perry and Brouillette Ukraine Documents and Communications about Biden Investigation Effort

October 22, 2019
"If Rick Perry isn't going to answer questions from Congress about his contacts with Ukraine, we'll have to let his emails do the talking for him."

News Roundup: The Public Needs Answers

October 4, 2019
The pressure on the president and his administration has been even further intensified thanks to the release of damaging text messages sent by government officials.

FOIA to DOE Seeking Records of Chief of Staff McCormack Relating to the U.S. Delegation to Ukraine Led by Secretary Perry

October 2, 2019
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seeking records of Chief of Staff McCormack relating to the U.S. delegation to Ukrainian President Zelensky’s inauguration, led by Secretary Rick Perry, as they relate to the allegations in the whistleblower complaint regarding President Trump’s alleged efforts to lobby Ukraine to investigate a domestic political rival.