Topic: National Security

White House Communications and the Trump Campaign

August 11, 2017
American Oversight submitted an FIOA request (DOJ-17-0006) regarding communications between White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and the FBI regarding the investigation of the Trump campaign’s Russian contacts.

American Oversight Obtains Attorney General Sessions SF-86 Signature Page

August 1, 2017
American Oversight has obtained and released the page of Attorney General Sessions's security clearance application on which he signed his name below a certification that a "knowing and willful false statement on this form can be punished by fine or imprisonment or both."

Statement on Waiver of Environmental Regulations for Border Wall

August 1, 2017
"Today's announcement by DHS is a disturbing sign that President Trump will barrel ahead with building a border wall no matter the cost to taxpayers or effect on our environment."

Attorney General Sessions’s SF-86 Signature Page

August 1, 2017
Obtained and released through FOIA by American Oversight. Signature page of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's security clearance (SF-86) application. Sessions signed the form - on which he failed to disclose his contacts with Russian officials - certifying that he understood that "a knowing and willful false statement on this form can be punished by a fine or imprisonment or both."

FOIA Request to DOD Border Wall Contacts and Acquisitions

July 31, 2017
Records related to contracts and acquisitions for Trump’s border wall.

FOIA Request to DHS OIG Border Wall Special Report

July 31, 2017
All records related to the construction of Trump’s border wall as reviewed by the Office of Inspector General as part of its “Special Report.”

FOIA Request to DHS Solar Panels

July 31, 2017
Department of Homeland Security emails containing the term “solar panel” or “solar panels.”

FOIA Request to DHS Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

July 31, 2017
Communications related to the construction of Trump’s border wall and the related impact on the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.

FOIA Request to DHS Communications to State Governments Border Wall

July 31, 2017
All communications between the Department of Homeland Security and the state governments of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, and California.