FOIA Number: DOJ-19-0781

Trump’s Obstruction of Congressional Oversight Has Been Unprecedented — Now We’re Suing the Administration for Stonewalling Our Investigation

September 19, 2019
To shed light on the executive branch's stonewalling, American Oversight today filed two lawsuits for records of communications between the White House and five Trump administration agencies.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – White House Communications Regarding Congressional Oversight

September 19, 2019
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Justice for communications from White House officials regarding congressional oversight of the executive branch. American Oversight seeks these records as they may detail efforts by the White House to obstruct congressional investigations.

News Roundup: Setbacks for Freedom of Information

June 28, 2019
Supreme Court decisions, limits on FOIA, and Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's D.C. landlord.
(Photo: Paul A. Fagan)

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Records Reflecting Communications Between the Agency and the White House Counsel Staff Regarding Congressional Oversight

June 24, 2019
FOIA to DOJ seeking records reflecting communications between the agency and the White House Counsel staff regarding congressional oversight in light of the administration's unprecedented efforts to resist oversight.