Communications between Department of Energy & Trump For America

Russel Neiss filed this request with the Department of Energy of the United States of America.
Tracking # HQ-2017-00287-F
Due Jan. 13, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Russel Neiss

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any communications sent between representatives of Trump For America, Inc., and the Department of Energy regarding the "Questions posed by President-elect Trump's transition team to Energy Department officials" -- a copy of which has been released by the Washington Post here: and reported by the Washington Post & Bloomberg News.

You may limit this request to documents generated between November 9, 2016 and December 8, 2016.

For reference, Trump For America, Inc is the 501c4 supporting the transition team for the Office of the President Elect and of the Vice President Elect.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Russel Neiss

From: Department of Energy

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: FOIA-Central

Good morning Mr. Neiss,

Thank you for following up. We are currently working the request. I am hoping to have a response out in the next couple of weeks.


Chris Morris
FOIA Officer
Department of Energy

From: FOIA-Central

Good afternoon,

We are reviewing documents and hope to respond in a few weeks on this matter.