In response to a Freedom of Information Act request from New York Times reporter Charlie Savage, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) has declassified its implementation report on Presidential Policy Directive 28: Signals Intelligence Activities (PPD-28). PPD-28 was signed by President Obama in January of 2014 and provides principles guiding “why, whether, when, and how the United States conducts signals intelligence activities.” The report was sent to Congress in early 2017.
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On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled to deny the nonprofit group Protect Democracy access to certain documents related to the Trump administration’s legal justification for airstrikes in Syria in April 2017.
It isn’t every day that the Department of Justice acknowledges formally that the president of the United States lied in a speech to Congress. But that’s how I read a letter I received a few days ago from the department.
Employee survey results show that staffers are still proud to work for the FBI—but confidence in the bureau’s leadership has taken a big hit.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday morning at 10:15 a.m. on the Freedom of Information Act.
We’re still waiting to hear back from the State Department, but another organization has gotten some responsive documents. Here’s what they show.
Anatomy of a Presidential Untruth: What Data Did the Justice Department Really Provide the White House?
Last year, President Trump made gross misstatement about immigrants and terrorism and Justice Department data before a joint session of Congress. Here’s what happened behind the scenes.
We submitted a Freedom of Information Act Request to find out.
I sued the FBI yesterday to show that the President is lying about its staff.
When President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House quickly stepped up to slime Comey. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that "The President, over the last several months, lost confidence in Director Comey. The DOJ lost confidence in Director Comey. Bipartisan members of Congress made it clear that they had lost confidence in Director Comey.