FOIA Number: USPS-20-1217

News Roundup: A White House At War with the People

August 13, 2020
Documents show the Secret Service requested a helicopter and surveillance drone support in early June to help secure the White House amid protests against police brutality.

No Records Response from USPS Regarding Directives About Vote By Mail

July 6, 2020
The U.S. Postal Service stated it has no directives about vote by mail, including directives from the White House and from Postmaster Brennan.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

American Oversight Files Lawsuit for Records of Political Interference at USPS Related to Covid-19 and Vote by Mail

June 11, 2020
American Oversight sued the Trump administration for failing to release documents with the potential to shed light on political interference at the U.S. Postal Service and with plans for vote by mail. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. USPS – White House Interference Regarding Vote by Mail and Coronavirus

June 11, 2020
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for White House or agency directives, guidance, and communications concerning vote-by-mail operations or USPS’s role in delivering ballots for primary or general elections this year. This lawsuit also seeks records regarding the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on USPS’s ability to perform mail delivery, including legal analyses about federal emergency loans granted to the agency.

News Roundup: The Subversion of Justice at the Justice Department

May 15, 2020
From investigations into the president’s perceived enemies to interference in the criminal cases of Trump allies like Flynn and Roger Stone, the ongoing politicization of the department is a dangerous threat to the rule of law.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Directives about Vote by Mail

May 12, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Postal Service seeking directives about vote by mail, including directives from the White House and from Postmaster Brennan.