Topic: Domestic Terrorism

The January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol

January 14, 2021
The heavily armed, Trump-incited mob attack of Jan. 6, 2021, was an attack not just on the U.S. Capitol building, but also on democracy and the rule of law.

News Roundup: Heightened Security, Unanswered Questions, and a Twice-Impeached President

January 14, 2021
The Trump administration may be ending in less than a week, but the work of protecting our democracy will continue.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Militia Group Threat Analyses Ahead of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis seeking militia group threat analyses ahead of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with Vice President Pence on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking communications between top officials and Vice President Mike Pence or his chief of staff on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Army Seeking Communications with Vice President Pence on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Army seeking communications between top officials and Vice President Mike Pence or his chief of staff on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to DOD Seeking Communications with President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense seeking communications between top officials and President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Army Seeking Communications with President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Day of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the U.S. Army seeking communications between top officials and President Trump or Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on the day of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Memos Placing Limits on D.C. National Guard Ahead of Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 12, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Defense, the U.S. Army, and the National Guard Bureau seeking memoranda that placed limits on the D.C. National Guard ahead of the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to USSS for Communications and Directives About Events at Capitol During Congressional Certification of 2020 Election Results

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the U.S. Secret Service seeking communications and directives about the events at the U.S Capitol during the congressional certification of the 2020 election results on Jan. 6, 2021.

FOIA to FPS Seeking Records of Call Logs from Jan. 6, 2021

January 11, 2021
FOIA records request to the Federal Protective Service seeking call logs from Jan. 6, 2021. American Oversight seeks these records in light of news reports that President Donald Trump initially denied a deployment request to send the D.C. National Guard to respond to a riot at the Capitol Building.