Topic: National Security & Foreign Policy

OMB Releases 192 Pages of Ukraine Records to American Oversight

January 22, 2020
At 11:58 p.m. on Jan. 21, minutes before the deadline, the OMG released Ukraine-related documents, including records that have not been produced to Congress in its impeachment investigation.

OMB Records Related to Ukraine Assistance Funding

January 22, 2020
Records from the Office of Management and Budget in response to American Oversight’s request for directives and communications that may relate to any effort to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate one of President Trump’s political opponents as part of an effort to give the president an electoral advantage.

News Roundup: The Evidence Continues to Mount

January 17, 2020
No matter how much the administration stonewalls, new evidence in the Ukraine investigation continues to emerge. 

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Between Consular Affairs and Rudy Giuliani

January 17, 2020
FOIA to Department of State seeking all records reflecting communications between senior State officials in consular affairs and the President’s private attorney Rudy Giuliani and his associates.American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking an Email Chain from January 2019 Regarding Giuliani’s Efforts to Secure a Visa for Viktor Shokin

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking a complete email chain from January 2019 referenced in Deputy Assistant Secretary Kent’s October 19 testimony regarding Mr. Giuliani’s efforts to secure a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor general Shokin. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking Records Regarding a January 2019 Meeting Between Senior State Officials and White House Advisor Rob Blair

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State records regarding a January 2019 call between senior State Department officials and White House Advisor Rob Blair that reportedly involved discussions about a visa for former Ukrainian prosecutor general Viktor Shokin. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications About Rudy Giuliani’s Effort to Secure a Visa for Viktor Shokin

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking all records reflecting communications of senior State Department officials regarding Rudy Giuliani’s effort to secure a visa for former corrupt prosecutor general of Ukraine, Viktor Shokin. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking Email Containing Key Terms Regarding Efforts to Secure Visas for Ukrainian Officials

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking email communications of officials in Consular Affairs and European Affairs containing key terms related to efforts to secure visa for corrupt Ukrainian officials. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking a Copy of Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent’s August 2019 Memo to File

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking a copy of Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent’s August 2019 memo to file, as described in his congressional testimony in October 2019. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications of White House Liaison with White House Advisor Pam Bondi

January 17, 2020
FOIA to the Department of State seeking communications between the White House Liaison and White House Advisor Pam Bondi. American Oversight seeks these records to shed light on whether and to what extent the political interests of the president have influenced the administration’s policies overseas.