FOIA Number: STATE-19-0804

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 Any Records Reflecting Legal Analysis Supporting State’s Emergency Declaration to Sell Arms to Middle Eastern Countries

July 3, 2019
FOIA to State requesting any records reflecting legal analysis supporting or relied on for Secretary Pompeo's determination that an emergency exists requiring the immediate sale of arms to Middle Eastern countries, including analysis regarding the legality of using such an emergency declaration or State Department's ability to use a declaration to waive congressional review requirements.