Topic: National Security

American Oversight Calls for Resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions

July 21, 2017
"Attorney General Sessions knowingly lied to the FBI about his Russian contacts, and he can no longer serve as our nation’s top law enforcement officer."

FOIA Request to DOJ Communications National Security Division

July 19, 2017
Communications within the Justice Department’s National Security Division.

FOIA Request to DOJ Office of Attorney General Regarding Investigations

July 19, 2017
FOIA to DOJ seeking records that reflect the ways in which the Office of the Attorney General is shaping criminal investigations, including the nature of the involvement of political appointees in the decision making processes of particular open investigations.

DHS No Responsive Records for Communications with Charles Johnson or Palmer Luckey

July 14, 2017
DHS found no responsive records to American Oversight's FOIA request (DHS-17-0183) for communications between DHS officials and Charles Johnson or Palmer Luckey regarding the border wall.

DOJ Releases Redacted Page of Sessions’s SF-86 to American Oversight

July 13, 2017
On Thursday morning, DOJ released a single, heavily-redacted page of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s SF-86 security clearance application form to American Oversight following a lawsuit from the watchdog group.

Redacted Page of Attorney General Sessions’s SF-86

July 13, 2017
On July 13, 2017, the FBI released a redacted page of Attorney General Jeff Sessions's SF-86 security clearance application form following a lawsuit from American Oversight. The form indicates that Sessions checked "no" in response to question 20B regarding foreign government contacts.

Notice of Production – Sessions SF-86 Lawsuit

July 12, 2017
Notice filed by American Oversight regarding a production made by the government in our lawsuit seeking Attorney General Sessions's SF-86.

Court Order in American Oversight’s Wiretap Lawsuit

July 6, 2017
Order from Judge Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instructing the government to produce a Vaughn index of any records relating to American Oversight's FOIA request regarding alleged wiretaps of Trump Tower.

FOIA Request to DOJ Identifying order of succession for Attorney General

June 26, 2017
The most recent order of the Attorney General identifying the order of succession for the Office of the Attorney General.