FOIA Number: DOJ-21-0143

‘Reasonable Minds Can Differ’: American Oversight Publishes Messages from ‘Co-Conspirator 4’ Jeffrey Clark from January 2021

August 3, 2023
“It appears he still does not recognize how harmful his actions and proposals were,” wrote then acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, referring to an email from Clark sent on Jan. 8, 2021.

Before Former AG Barr Condemned Trump’s Stolen-Election Claims, He Sowed Distrust About the Risks of Widespread Voter Fraud

August 25, 2022
Before the 2020 election, Barr promoted baseless claims about the dangers of absentee voting. Records uncovered by American Oversight also highlight his efforts to codify an accelerated investigation timeline for federal fraud investigations.

DOJ Communications of Top Officials Containing Key Terms Related to the 2020 Presidential Election

April 27, 2022
Records from the U.S. Department of Justice in response to American Oversight's request for the communication records of top agency officials containing specific key terms concerning the 2020 presidential election. These records include related communications spanning from Dec. 10, 2020, to Jan. 20, 2021.

American Oversight Sues Justice Department for Records of Efforts to Overturn Election

April 20, 2021
The lawsuit seeks details about the attempt to install a Trump loyalist as acting attorney general during the final days of the Trump administration.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOJ – Top Officials’ Communications Regarding Efforts to Use DOJ to Overturn 2020 Election

April 20, 2021
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Justice seeking the release of communication records of high-ranking agency officials, including former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen and his staff, pertaining to former President Donald Trump’s reported pressure on the DOJ to support in his allies’ attempts overturn the 2020 presidential election results.

Investigations Update: The Efforts by Trump — and Top Officials — to Overturn the Election

February 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s efforts to overturn the presidential election and multiple state lawmakers’ ties to the Capitol attack.
Left to right: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, former President Donald Trump, and Maryland Delegate Daniel Cox.

FOIA Request to DOJ Seeking Communications of Top Officials Containing Election-Related Key Terms

January 27, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Justice seeking the communication records of top agency officials containing election-related key terms.