FOIA Number: DOJ-18-0618

News Roundup: Who Stands to Gain?

April 17, 2020
As the administration’s tragically mismanaged response to the coronavirus continues to lurch onward, the answers to that question are more important than ever.
New York City during coronavirus lockdown

DOJ Records of John Gore’s Emails

March 31, 2020
Email correspondence from February 2017 to October 2019 between John Gore, former principal deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and Republican Party official Chris Cleveland, and between Gore and Tom Wheeler, who led the Civil Rights Division at the time. 

Former DOJ Civil Rights Official Acknowledges He Made Incorrect Statement in Sworn Declaration

November 19, 2019
Former Justice Department official John Gore is being forced to revise past statements he made about emails he sent about official business from a personal account.

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.

Former Top Civil Rights Official John Gore Made Misleading Statements in Declaration to Federal Court

October 4, 2019
Gore made clear misrepresentations — and perhaps outright lied — about his communications with a Chicago Republican Party official.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking John Gore Communications

March 12, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking communications between John Gore, current Acting Assistant Attorney General, and outside entities.

Lawsuit Seeks Emails of DOJ Official Involved in Controversial Civil Rights Decisions

January 31, 2019
American Oversight filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice to find out whether outside groups or individuals have influenced the agency’s shifting priorities in the enforcement of civil rights protections.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Gore Emails

January 31, 2019
Lawsuit by American Oversight against DOJ to obtain Acting Assistant Attorney General Gore's external communications to shed light on whether outside groups have influenced changes to civil rights protections under Gore.