Jurisdiction: Federal

FBI Records Regarding the Kavanaugh Investigation

July 30, 2020
Records from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding the Kavanaugh investigation, including records sufficient to identify the agents and officers assigned to the supplemental investigation, the selection criteria used to assign those agents or officers, and any external communications regarding the supplemental investigation. This response directs American Oversite to the FBI's public records library for documents.

How the Education Department Tried to Help a For-Profit College Chain That Lied to Students

July 30, 2020
Recently released documents shed new light on a top official's efforts to aid the scandal-ridden company Dream Center Holdings.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore)

FOIA to State Seeking Stephen Akard’s Communications Prior to Appointment as Inspector General

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking acting Inspector General Stephen Akard's sent external communications (as well as communications containing key words regarding former Inspector General Steve Linick) prior to his appointment as acting inspector general.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications of Acting Inspector General Akard

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking acting Inspector General Stephen Akard's sent external communications containing key words concerning the removal of former Inspector General Steve Linick.

FOIA to State OIG Seeking Decision Memoranda of Acting Inspector General Akard

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State's Office of the Inspector General seeking acting Inspector General Stephen Akard's decision memoranda.

FOIA to State OIG Seeking Ethics and Recusal Documents of Acting Inspector General Akard

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State Office of the Inspector General seeking the ethics and recusal documents of acting Inspector General Stephen Akard.

FOIA to State Seeking Ethics Documents of OIG Employees Who Started in May 2020

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State for the ethics documents and SF-50 forms for any employees who started a position (or changed positions within) the State Department's Office of the Inspector General since May 15, 2020.

FOIA to State Seeking Identification of Official Overseeing Investigations Akard Has Recused Himself From

July 30, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State for records sufficient to identify the senior-most official in the Office of the Inspector General charged with overseeing any investigations from which Acting Inspector General Stephen Akard has recused himself.

New Coronavirus Relief Bill Includes Nearly $2 Billion for Trump-Requested FBI Headquarters Project

July 29, 2020
See the latest records we’ve obtained in our investigation into Trump’s interference in the FBI headquarters relocation plan.

Education Documents Regarding Frank Luntz Slide Presentation

July 29, 2020
Education Department documents related to a slide presentation pollster Frank Luntz delivered to Secretary DeVos on messaging about "vouchers, charter schools, teacher pay" and other issues.