Topic: Campaigns

FOIA to DOE Asking for Perry Communications with Campaign Donors

August 9, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Energy asking for Secretary Perry’s communications with donors to his 2016 presidential campaign and affiliated PACs.

Order Denying American Oversight’s Motion Seeking Discovery: Sessions’ Clinton Investigation Directive

July 31, 2019
Order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denying American Oversight’s motion seeking discovery. As part of American Oversight’s lawsuit involving the Justice Department’s investigation of Hillary Clinton, American Oversight asked the court for leave to seek discovery. American Oversight sought this action after the Justice Department produced a signed letter from Attorney General Jeff Sessions months after it said the letter didn’t exist.

No Records Response from the DOJ Regarding Directives of Guidance Concerning the Scope of U.S. Attorney John Huber’s Probe

July 22, 2019
The Department of Justice's Executive Office for United States Attorneys stated that it has no records relating to any directives or guidance modifying the scope of U.S. Attorney John Huber's review of sensitive matters related to Hillary Clinton, the FBI, and the 2016 election.

Motion for Leave to Seek Discovery: American Oversight v. DOJ – Uranium One and Clinton Investigation

April 15, 2019
Motion filed by American Oversight asking the court to grant discovery - potentially including depositions of senior officials - in our ongoing lawsuit seeking to shed light on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' directive for a U.S. Attorney to investigate Hillary Clinton.

Court Orders Trump Administration to Turn Over More Voter-Fraud Commission Records

January 28, 2019
A federal court ordered the now-disbanded voter-fraud commission to turn over additional documents to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap by the end of February.

Order: Dunlap v. PACEI – Release of Additional Documents

January 28, 2019
Order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instructing the Trump administration to release additional documents from the Presidential Advisory Committee on Election Integrity (PACEI) to Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap, who served on the commission before it was disbanded in January 2018.

NARA Records Regarding Release of Spanberger SF-86

September 28, 2018
National Archives and Records Administration records related to public records requests about Abigail Spanberger. These records include processing notes and communications regarding requests about Spanberger.

Dunlap v. PACEI: Investigating the Voter Fraud Commission

August 3, 2018
American Oversight is representing Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap in his lawsuit against the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI), on which he served as a member. On August 3, 2018, Secretary Dunlap released the first set of records he obtained from the commission, along with a preliminary report on his findings, determining that the commission had found no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

FCC Commissioner Calls for Trump’s Reelection, Violates Hatch Act

February 23, 2018
In remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington DC on February 23, Michael O'Rielly, a commissioner on the FCC violated the Hatch Act when he called for the reelection of President Donald Trump while appearing in his official capacity as a federal official. American Oversight is urging the Office of Special Counsel to immediately investigate.

Voter Fraud Commission Asked Texas to Highlight Hispanic Surnames in Voter Data

February 6, 2018
Documents uncovered by American Oversight confirm that President Trump's voter fraud commission submitted an order to the Texas Secretary of State requesting a list of all registered voters in the state – and asking for Hispanic surnames to be identified.