FOIA Number: DOJ-18-0153

No Records Response from DOJ Regarding Legal Analysis Concerning Attorney General Sessions’ Role In Firing Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

June 28, 2019
The Justice Management Division of the Department of Justice stated that it had no records of legal analysis or recusals related to Attorney General Sessions' role in firing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. American Oversight asked for these records to understand whether and to what extent political considerations outweighed ethical and legal principles in the firing of a career, non-political federal employee.

Did McCabe Firing Violate Sessions’ Recusal? Watchdog Calls for Investigation

March 19, 2018
Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today called on Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to investigate whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions violated his recusal obligations in terminating former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

FOIA Seeking Records Related to Sessions’ Recusal and the Decision to Fire McCabe

March 19, 2018
FOIA seeking records related and legal and/or ethical determinations regarding Sessions' involvement in the decision to fire McCabe given his recusal.