Jurisdiction: Federal

News Roundup: Impeachment Report, Border Wall Contracts, and Pompeo’s Meeting with GOP Donors

December 6, 2019
Calling out the administration for failing "to produce a single document" to Congress, the Intelligence Committee's report cited the documents American Oversight obtained through FOIA litigation.

FOIA to DOJ for Records Reflecting Communications Between Ethics Officials and the Attorney General Concerning Ukraine-Related Matters

December 6, 2019
FOIA t the Department of Justice (DOJ) for records reflecting communications between ethics officials and Attorney General Barr concerning matters related to Ukraine that are the subject of Congress’s impeachment inquiry.

FOIA to DOJ for Final Recusal Guidance Provided to the Attorney General Concerning Ukraine-Related Matters

December 6, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for final recusal guidance provided to Attorney General Barr concerning matters related to Ukraine that are the subject of Congress’s impeachment inquiry.

FOIA to USPS Seeking Communications Sent by Postmaster General Brennan

December 6, 2019
FOIA to the U.S. Postal Service requesting communications sent by Postmaster General Brennan regarding the White House, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, or Brennan's retirement.

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.

Joint Status Report: American Oversight v. State – Agency Records Regarding Giuliani, Volker, Parnas, and Fruman

December 2, 2019
Joint Status Report filed by American Oversight and the State Department in American Oversight's lawsuit seeking the release of records related to the Trump administration's efforts to pressure Ukraine. In the status report, American Oversight and the State Department agree to prioritize the production of former Ukraine special representative Kurt Volker's calendar entries and text messages.

Open Records Request to Catoosa County in Georgia Regarding KnowInk Poll Pads

December 2, 2019
Open records request to the Catoosa County, Georgia County Clerk seeking any records reflecting communications from KnowInk Poll Pads and voting machine operations.

News Roundup: Thankful for FOIA

November 27, 2019
Mike Pompeo's phone calls with Rudy Giuliani, William Barr's meeting with Rupert Murdoch, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders's guest spot on Secretary Sonny Perdue's podcast.

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.

Housing and Urban Development Emails Sent and Received by Beth Van Duyne to Non-HUD Email Addresses in 2017

November 26, 2019
Department of Housing and Urban Development emails sent and received by Beth Van Duyne from non-HUD email addresses. Beth Van Duyne is HUD's Region 6 director. In the past, she was mayor of Irving, Texas where she spread Islamophobic rumors. These emails are from 2017.