Topic: Abuse of Power

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Reopening of Clinton Email Investigation Seeking Review of Emails

January 29, 2018
FOIA regarding the reopening of the Clinton email investigation seeking information related to the attorney's reviewing Clinton emails.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications With White House About Huma Abedin

January 29, 2018
FOIA regarding the reopening of the Clinton email investigation seeking communications related to Huma Abedin between the AG office and the White House.

FOIA to DOJ Seeking Communications About Huma Abedin

January 29, 2018
FOIA regarding the reopening of the Clinton email investigation seeking communications related to Huma Abedin in the Office of Attorney General.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Sessions’ Possible Role in Comey Firing Seeking Related Communications

January 29, 2018
FOIA to DOJ following reports that Sessions tried to get find negative information about Comey prior to his firing seeking communications between the AG office and the Office of Legislative Affairs containing the terms “Comey” or “FBI Director” in the subject line or body text of the email sent from May 1, 2017, to (and including) May 8, 2017.

Lawsuit Seeks Evidence of Political Influence in DOJ Investigations

January 26, 2018
Amid new reports into President Trump’s attempts to influence -- and shut down -- investigations at the Department of Justice (DOJ), American Oversight filed a lawsuit on Friday to find out if senior political appointees at DOJ have tried to inappropriately steer criminal and national security investigations.

Politicization of the Justice Department

January 5, 2018
President Trump has repeatedly and publicly called for the Justice Department and the FBI to investigate his perceived enemies – and in doing so, he's crossed a longstanding line against politicizing our nation's law enforcement agencies.

FOIA to Treasury Seeking Louise Linton Photographs

December 21, 2017
FOIA to Treasury seeking photographs of Louise Linton in order to shed light on her role in the department.

SBA Records of McMahon Travel Vouchers and Reimbursements

December 21, 2017
Records provided by the Small Business Administration showing travel vouchers for flights taken by SBA Administrator Linda McMahon.

FBI Records Call Into Question Sessions’ Claims About Security Clearance Instructions

December 7, 2017
Email released by the FBI in response to a FOIA lawsuit brought by People for the American Way seeking any advice that the FBI may have given to Attorney General Sessions regarding how to complete his SF-86 security clearance application. In the email, the FBI agent who assisted with Sessions’ clearance states that they do not recall advising Sessions to omit his Russian contacts from the form.

NRR From SEC Regarding Office Renovations

November 30, 2017
NRR from SEC in response to our FOIA request regarding office renovations.