Topic: National Security

FOIA to DOJ/FBI Regarding Kushner Clearance

February 23, 2018
FOIA to DOJ/FBI seeking copies of all correspondence that Jared Kushner, or anyone on his behalf, submitted with any Standard Form 86 (SF-86).

FOIA Seeking Kushner Security Clearance Signatures

February 23, 2018
FOIA seeking a copy of the signature page of every Standard Form 86 (SF-86) and all amendments thereto submitted by, or on behalf of, Jared Kushner in connection with his security clearance or background investigation for his appointment to the position of Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor.

FOIA to DOJ/FBI Seeking Kushner’s Most Recent SF-86

February 23, 2018
FOIA seeking a copy of the signature page of the most recent Standard Form 86 (SF-86) submitted by, or on behalf of, Jared Kushner.

New Lawsuit Seeks DHS Border Wall Emails with White House, Fox News, Border States

February 9, 2018
Nonpartisan ethics watchdog American Oversight today sued the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release emails relating to President Trump's proposed border wall sent between senior officials at the department and individuals in the White House, anti-immigration activist groups, and conservative media outlets including Breitbart and Fox News.  

Complaint: American Oversight v. DHS – Border Wall Communications

February 9, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against the Department of Homeland Security seeking the release of records of communications between Department officials and Congress, the White House, border states, and outside groups regarding the construction of President Trump’s proposed border wall. This complaint is part of American Oversight’s Audit the Wall investigation.

Audit the Wall

February 9, 2018
In 2017, American Oversight launched its investigation into the administration’s plans for building a wall between the United States and Mexico. Our Audit the Wall inquiry sought to reveal whether the government’s preparations treated all American businesses fairly, whether it adequately addressed environmental, worker safety, and property-owner concerns — or, as it turns out, whether there were any preparations at all.

FOIA to FBI for FISA Application and Approval Records Discussed in Nunes Memo

February 2, 2018
FOIA request submitted jointly by American Oversight and Dominique Bravo seeking records relating to the FISA warrant issued for surveillance of Carter Page as discussed in the memo released by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in February 2018. The FOIA seeks records including the FISA application submitted by the FBI in October 2016, any approval of this application, and the three subsequent applications and approvals described in the memo.

FOIA to FBI for FISA Judge and Applicant Records Discussed in Nunes Memo

February 2, 2018
FOIA request submitted jointly by American Oversight and Dominique Bravo seeking records identifying the DOJ attorneys who signed the FISA applications and FISC judges who approved the surveillance of Carter Page as discussed in the memo released by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in February 2018.