FOIA Number: STATE-19-0624

No Records Response from State Regarding Communications with the President’s Personal Lawyers or Communications Regarding Ukrainian Investigations

June 19, 2020
The Department of State stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for documents about efforts to influence the Ukrainian government to investigate the presidentÕs political opponents.

State Department Records of Ukraine-Related Communications

March 23, 2020
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight’s request for external communications with the president’s personal attorneys regarding efforts to influence the Ukrainian government to investigate the president’s political opponents.

New State Department Ukraine Documents Released

February 21, 2020
The State Department released new emails related to the Trump administration's Ukraine dealings on Friday night in response to American Oversight's lawsuit.

State Department Releases Additional Ukraine Documents to American Oversight

January 8, 2020
The State Department released 42 pages of records in response to American Oversight’s FOIA lawsuit for a range of documents related to the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine.

State Department Records of Ukraine-Related Communications with Department Officials

January 8, 2020
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight’s request for external communications regarding efforts to influence the Ukrainian government to investigate the president’s political opponents.

Why Trump Has Met the Standard for Obstruction of Congress

December 18, 2019
The power of impeachment exists to check a president who refuses to recognize the constitutional separation of powers.
Trump at the Capitol in March 2019 (White House Photo)

Minute Order: American Oversight v. State – Ukraine and Giuliani Communications

December 13, 2019
Minute Order issued by Judge Christopher Cooper on December 13, 2019 in American Oversight's FOIA litigation seeking the public release of State Department records relating to the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine. The order instructs the State Department to extend the search cut-off date for responsive records to October 18, 2019 and to release any responsive documents by January 8, 2020.

State Department Declaration: American Oversight v. State – State Department Officials’ Ukraine Communications

December 11, 2019
Department of State search declaration by Eric F. Stein, the director of the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS).

House Committee Impeachment Report References State Department Documents Obtained by American Oversight

December 3, 2019
The House Intelligence Committee released its report on impeachment, citing both the president’s solicitation of foreign election interference and the administration’s obstruction of Congress’s investigation.

Behind the Scenes: How American Oversight Forced the Release of State Department Ukraine Records

November 27, 2019
Since the State Department’s release of records last Friday — including emails showing contacts between Giuliani and Pompeo in March 2019 — there have been a number of questions about how we made it happen.