FOIA Archives

Judge Orders EPA Documents Hidden by Scott Pruitt Smokescreen Revealed

June 6, 2018

It’s always a good sign when the Trump administration is challenged by a court. Despite the reckless way in which this administration operates, we at least know that a court can always corner the administration in one way or another.…

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Exposed: the Dubious Trump Appointee Secretly Behind Push to Add Controversial Census Question

March 12, 2018

This story is co-published with ProPublica, our Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative news partner. By Justin Elliott, Propublica. In December, the Department of Justice requested that the Census Bureau add a question to the 2020 survey that would ask respondents to reveal whether or…

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Experts, Mar-a-Lago visitors skeptical of White House claims about records

October 17, 2017

Last month, the Trump administration said it could not comply with a court order to disclose the names of people who met with the president at Mar-a-Lago in part because they do “not maintain any system for keeping track” of…

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Oversight Crisis: Trump White House Orders Federal Agencies to Ignore Info Requests from Dems

June 3, 2017

The White House is reportedly telling federal agencies to ignore oversight requests from Democrats as part of an attempt to prevent potential attacks on President Donald Trump. Politico reports that White House lawyer Uttam Dhillon has instructed top officials from…

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BREAKING: The ACLU Just Sued Trump and the Integrity of our Elections is at Stake

May 11, 2017

The ACLU Fights on in the Judicial Resistance The American Civil Liberties Union just sued Donald Trump and the stakes could not be higher. Trump has repeatedly charged that millions of votes were cast fraudulently in the 2016 election. He…

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Former Hillary Clinton Aide Admitted Attempt To ‘Avoid FOIA’

December 17, 2015

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has been in the news regarding her use of private email for public business since a hacker compromised her personal email account in 2013. The story was reported by Gawker, and prompted them to request access…

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Human Rights Org Sues The C.I.A., Is Promptly Hit By Tidy Burglary (VIDEO)

October 26, 2015

In what the University of Washington’s Center for Human Rights alleges is a “possible … act of retaliation,” its Director’s office was broken into — two weeks after the organization sued the CIA to release declassified documents. The potential implications…

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Editorial Cartoon: Obama Administration, Transparency, And Sunshine Week

March 19, 2015

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