Topic: National Security & Foreign Policy

EAC Email Communications in Response to Request for Emails About Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections

July 29, 2020
Records of email communications from the Election Assistance Commission in response to American Oversight's request for communications, guidance, directives, and memos related to foreign interference in elections. These records contain scheduling emails.

Investigations Update: ‘Burrowing In,’ Voter Fraud Task Forces, and Federal Law Enforcement

July 28, 2020
Our latest investigations into political appointees moving to permanent positions, the designation of "antifa" as a terrorist group, and state-level voter fraud task forces.

FOIA to USDA Agencies Regarding Plans to Send North Korea Aid in Response to Coronavirus

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking records reflecting plans to send North Korea aid in response to the spread of Covid-19.

FOIA to USAID Agencies Regarding Plans to Send North Korea Aid in Response to Coronavirus

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the U.S. Agency for International Development seeking records reflecting plans to send North Korea aid in response to the spread of Covid-19.

FOIA to State Regarding Plans to Send North Korea Aid in Response to Coronavirus

July 27, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking records reflecting plans to send North Korea aid in response to the spread of Covid-19.

News Roundup: The Political Theater of ‘Operation Legend’

July 24, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, the Trump administration has sought to distract from the rising death toll and dwindling medical stockpile with “Operation Legend."

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Plans to Send North Korea Aid in Response to Coronavirus

July 23, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting plans to send North Korea aid in response to the spread of Covid-19.

State Department Inspector General Record of a Complaint Regarding Secretary Pompeo’s Conduct

July 17, 2020
Complaint received by the State Department's Office of the Inspector General regarding the conduct of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The complaint was heavily redacted, but several of the redactions indicated that there were matters still under investigation at the time the document was released in July 2020.

FOIAs to Multiple Agencies Seeking Emails about Trump’s Political Opponents

July 17, 2020
FOIAs to the Department of State and the Department of the Treasury seeking communications regarding Vice President Joe Biden, members of his family, and Burisma.

News Roundup: Transparency in Hospital Data, and Barr’s Meetings with Giuliani and Gowdy

July 17, 2020
The ongoing sidelining of science is especially harmful when it is accompanied by efforts to control public information.
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel R. Betancourt Jr.)