FOIA Number: STATE-19-0801

Celebrating Government Transparency This Fourth of July

July 4, 2019
As Trump attempts to turn what has traditionally been a nonpartisan celebration into a party for donors, we're celebrating the power that an informed public can have in a democracy.

FOIA to State Seeking Email Communications of Former Acting Assistant Secretary Charles Faulkner or Acting Legal Advisor Marik String Regarding Use of an Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms

July 3, 2019
FOIA to State Department requesting all email communications sent or received by former Acting Assistant Secretary of Legislative Affairs Charles Faulkner, or Acting Legal Advisor and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs Marik String, regarding the potential or actual use of an emergency declaration under Arms Export Control Act to authorize arms sales to Middle East countries.