FOIA Number: DOJ-18-0475

News Roundup: What Trump Knew, and What We Know

September 10, 2020
We’ve known for months that President Donald Trump has been downplaying the severity of the coronavirus. In the spring, we knew that Covid-19 wasn’t just like the seasonal flu, despite Trump’s reassurances that it was. And we’ve known that the pandemic won’t just “disappear,” no matter how many times the president insists it will.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

In the Documents: Stephen Miller Emails with Justice Department Official About Anti-Immigration Measures

July 23, 2020
American Oversight has obtained records revealing Miller and a top Justice Department official discussing controversial policies and working together to push anti-immigrant messaging in 2018. 

DOJ Records of Emails Between Stephen Miller and Gene Hamilton

June 26, 2020
Records released by the U.S. Department of Justice in response to a FOIA lawsuit brought by American Oversight. The records contain emails between White House aide Stephen Miller and senior DOJ official Gene Hamilton, and they include multiple exchanges regarding immigration policy issues.

Investigating Stephen Miller’s Communications with Government Agencies

March 20, 2019
American Oversight today filed a lawsuit to shed light on White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller’s influence across the federal government.
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Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State – Stephen Miller Communications

March 20, 2019
American Oversight sued DHS, DOJ, HHS, and State for senior adviser Stephen Miller’s communications to shed light on his influence across the federal government.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Stephen Miller’s Influence on Immigration Policy

August 29, 2018
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications with or about Stephen Miller to shed light on his influence on immigration policy throughout executive branch agencies.