FOIA Number: DOJ-19-0686

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ — Durham Investigation Directives and Guidance

August 28, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for records of directives and guidance from U.S. Attorney General William Barr to U.S. Attorney John Durham regarding DOJ's inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation. This investigation was ordered by DOJ following repeated demands from President Trump and his allies in Congress, and has raised serious concerns about the misuse of federal law enforcement for political purposes. American Oversight initially sought these records to shed light on the scope of Durham’s investigation.

American Oversight Sues for Records of Trump Administration Investigations of Hillary Clinton and the Russia Probe

August 26, 2019
New lawsuits seek documents from the Huber and Durham inquiries into two of President Trump's political targets.

News Roundup: Investigating Outside Influence and Political Appointments at the State Department

June 7, 2019
American Oversight filed numerous FOIA requests for records of outside influence on American foreign policy and information about a high-level appointee.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records Identifying the Authority Under Which the US Attorney John Durham was Directed to Review the Origins of the Russia Investigation

June 7, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking records sufficient to identify the authority under which the Attorney General has directed US Attorney John Durham to investigate sensitive issues related to investigations of the president and the Trump campaign.