FOIA Number: STATE-OIG-20-1304

New Lawsuit for Records Related to Firing of State Department Inspector General

June 26, 2020
American Oversight is suing for records that can shed light on the multiple scandals that have dogged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo since early in his tenure.

Complaint: American Oversight v. State – Pompeo’s Conduct and the Firing of State Department Inspector General

June 26, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of State for records concerning investigations into Secretary Mike Pompeo, including emails sent by Inspector General Steve Linick to agency officials and specific directives sent to his office. This lawsuit also seeks Pompeo’s emails regarding Linick, his written responses to inquiries related to his role in an arms deal, and calendars reflecting meetings between Linick and Pompeo.

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

FOIA to State Seeking IG Linick Emails Sent to Officials Regarding Pompeo Investigations

May 20, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking sent emails from Inspector General Steve Linick to top agency officials regarding investigations into Sec. Mike Pompeo.