Topic: National Security

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 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 to DHS for State Government Communications Regarding the Wall

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

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 DOD Transgender Ban

July 28, 2017
Any analyses or recommendations from any general, admiral, or military expert provided to the White House regarding DOD’s policy regarding the service of transgender individuals in the U.S. military.

FOIA Request to DOJ Processing of Sessions FOIA

July 28, 2017
Records concerning the processing of American Oversight’s FOIA request regarding Attorney General Sessions’s SF-86.

FOIA Request to DOJ Russian Interference and Appointment of Special Counsel

July 28, 2017
Records reflecting communications between the Office of the Attorney General and the White House regarding the DOJ’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the related appointment of a special counsel.