FOIA Number: MULTI-DHS-20-1381

New Records About Trump Administration’s Response to Summer 2020 Racial Justice Protests

June 17, 2021
The documents include a Secret Service timeline referencing the deployment of tear gas against peaceful protesters on June 1, as well as communications about the federal response to protests in Portland, Ore.

DHS Records of USSS Timeline Regarding Response to Protests in Lafayette Park in Advance of Trump Photo-Op

April 30, 2021
Records from the Department of Homeland Security in response to American Oversight's request for records reflecting the order or directive to use force on protesters gathered in Lafayette Park in advance of the president’s photo-op in front of St. John’s Church. These records include a timeline from the U.S. Secret Service of the response to the protests.

News Roundup: Trump and Barr Unleash Attack on Protesters — and the Constitution

June 5, 2020
The irony of protests against police brutality being met with violent escalation by law enforcement is perhaps matched only by the authoritarianism of the president and attorney general. 
(Photo: Ted Eytan)