Jurisdiction: Federal

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications about Halkbank with Turkish Officials

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice regarding Halkbank seeking communications with Turkish officials about the investigation into sanction evasion. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications with Halkbank and Giuliani

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice regarding Halkbank and Rudolph Giuliani. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications about Halkbank with External Entities

January 6, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Justice regarding Halkbank seeking external communications about the investigation into sanction evasion. American Oversight requests these records shed light on whether and to what extent the investigation of Halkbank was influenced by external entities, as well as by the personal interests of the president.

FOIA to ED Seeking Communications with Select Associates of Career Education Colleges and Universities, Including Pete Hegseth

January 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Education seeking communications between select Department officials and employees or representatives of the for-profit college trade organization Career Education Colleges and Universities, including affiliated individuals such as Pete Hegseth and Callista Gingrich.

FOIA to VA Seeking Communications Between Select Officials and Representatives of Concerned Veterans for America

January 3, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seeking communications between select VA officials and employees of Concerned Veterans for America and others with reported influence within the Department.

In the Documents: New Information on Scott Pruitt’s Fleet of Luxury SUVs

January 3, 2020
Records obtained by American Oversight provide new details about the former EPA administrator's penchant for taxpayer-funded luxury travel — including the existence of a previously unreported extra SUV.
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State Calendars for Chief of Staff Margaret Peterlin Including Calendar Entries for Secretary Rex Tillerson

December 27, 2019
Department of State records in response to our FOIA request for calendars for Chief of Staff Margaret Peterlin and other senior officials. These records span January 2017 to April 2018, and include extensive calendar entries for former Secretary Rex Tillerson.

American Oversight’s 2019 in Review: Nine Important Stories We Uncovered

December 27, 2019
From Rudy Giuliani to Stephen Miller, and from threats to democracy in the states to corruption in Trump's cabinet, here's where the paper trail took us in 2019.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Emails Related to Ukraine Funding

December 23, 2019
FOIA request to the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget for selected emails related to the withholding of Ukraine funding.

FOIA to State Seeking Ambassador Cornstein’s Personal Emails

December 23, 2019
FOIA to the State Department seeking all emails sent or received by Ambassador David Cornstein on any personal, non-governmental, or non-official email account regarding official agency business.