Topic: National Security & Foreign Policy

OMB Records Related to Ukraine Assistance Funding

July 28, 2021
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: Sham Audit, Sham Findings

July 22, 2021
Officials involved in the Arizona Senate's partisan election "audit" have said they still need more information before they can complete it. They also introduced new baseless allegations.

State Records Related to Vice President Pence’s September 2019 European Trips

July 7, 2021
Documents from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for records regarding Vice President Pence's August and September 2019 European trips. These records include invoices and hotel contracts related to the September 2019 meeting between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Warsaw.

State Embassy Communications Referencing Trump Properties

June 29, 2021
Records from the Department of State in response to American Oversight's request for communications of U.S. ambassadors and high-ranking embassy personnel concerning Trump Organization properties around the world.

New Communications Offer Glimpse into U.S.-China Tensions Last Spring

June 15, 2021
In records obtained by American Oversight, U.S. officials discussed a Chinese official’s warning that remarks referencing the “Wuhan virus” would limit cooperation between the two countries.

DOD Records Concerning Reassignments for Alex and Yevgeny Vindman and Jennifer Williams

May 25, 2021
Records from the U.S. Department of Defense in response to records concerning the reassignments of Alex and Yevgeny Vindman and Jennifer Williams in light of reports that the Trump administration dismissed or reassigned officials who testified in Congress's impeachment inquiry concerning the president's alleged efforts to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate his political opponents.

New Records Further Highlight Trump’s Role in Withholding Ukraine Aid

May 18, 2021
Despite Trump’s partisan acquittal in the Senate, American Oversight’s investigations continue to show his direct involvement in halting aid to Ukraine — the subject of his first impeachment.

FOIA to National Guard Seeking Records Regarding Incidents of White Supremacist or Pro-Nazi Activity Among Military Personnel

May 10, 2021
FOIA request to the United States National Guard seeking reports, studies, or data concerning incidents of white supremacist, white nationalist, white separatist, far-right, alt-right, or pro-Nazi activity or ideology among military personnel.

DHS Records of Select Hearings in 2018

May 3, 2021
Department of Homeland Security records of a select hearings with the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. These records allude to hearing in May and April 2018.