Topic: Campaigns

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Potential Election Support for Trump from China

September 18, 2020
FOIA request to multiple agencies seeking communications about President Trump’s request for election assistance from China.

Investigations Update: DeJoy’s Calendars, Barr’s False Voting Fraud Story, and Delays in Prescription Deliveries

September 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the postmaster general’s calendars, the administration’s alarmist claims about voter fraud, and the decision to put a Trump-signed letter in food aid boxes.

FOIA to CFPB Seeking Communications with Advance Financial

September 14, 2020
FOIA request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeking communications between top officials and representatives of Advance Financial.

At Senate Hearing, Surgeon General Denies Politicization in Vaccine Process

September 9, 2020
During a Senate hearing, the NIH director and the U.S. surgeon general faced questions about rising concerns that vaccine development is being politicized by the president’s aggressive timeline. 

Reply Brief: American Oversight v. DOJ and FBI – Witness Interview Records

September 3, 2020
Reply brief filed by American Oversight in the watchdog group's lawsuit seeking the release of witness interview records, including those of former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, in connection with the closed investigation into President Trump’s potential campaign finance violations.

Investigations Update: Operation Legend, Crossfire Hurricane, and the Rush for a Coronavirus Vaccine

September 1, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into the Trump administration’s politicized Operation Legend, the rush for school reopenings and a Covid-19 vaccine, and partisan FBI responses to congressional requests.

FOIA to State Seeking Dissent Memos Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking dissent memos regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s video appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Ethics Complaints Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking ethics complaints or concerns regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s video appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Legal Analyses Regarding Pompeo’s Appearance at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking legal analyses regarding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s appearance at the Republican National Convention.

FOIA to State Seeking Expenses Associated with Secretary Pompeo’s Speech at Republican National Convention

September 1, 2020
FOIA request to the State Department seeking expenses associated with Secretary Mike Pompeo’s appearance at the Republican National Convention, filmed during official travel to Israel.