Correspondence between Huma Abedin and Hillary Clinton at State Dept

J.K. Trotter filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2013-12787
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Joseph Trotter

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all electronic correspondence, between May 1, 2011 and February 1, 2013, between former State Department employee Huma Mahmood Abedin and former United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Joseph Trotter

From: Department of State

A letter stating the request for reduced or waived fees has been accepted.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

MuckRock news has been informed many times that your organization has a substantial number of requests. The Department of State keeps track of requests by case numbers. Please provide the case number and we will try to look up this case.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: J.K. Trotter

Hello,

The case number for my request is: F-2013-12787

Thank you.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

I checked the electronic case notes. Your request has been assigned an analyst for action. Currently we are determining if we have sufficient information to process your search and ensure we are able to protect personal identifiable information. A timeframe cannot be provided until the assigned team has had an opportunity to fully review the request.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Joseph Trotter,

The Department's electronic case notes show that case number F-2013-12787 has been opened as it relates to you inquiry. The case has been assigned to an analyst. The search and review time of requests vary. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records. The information you provided has been forwarded to the analyst working on the case.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

I have contacted the Case Analyst and requested an estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

The estimated completion date for this case is: December 2014.

- ECDs are subject to change.
- ECDs are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completions, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.).
Interim release dates are provided, as applicable

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date for this case is: December 2014.

- ECDs are subject to change.
- ECDs are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completions, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.).
Interim release dates are provided, as applicable

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Joseph Trotter,

Your estimated completion date is schedule for December/2014.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Joseph Trotter,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated August 25, 2014, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. A copy of your
e-mail has been forwarded to the office that is processing your request. Information will be provided to you as soon as it becomes available. The estimated completion date for your request is December 2014.

We appreciate your continued patience during this process.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is: December 2014

- ECDs are subject to change.
- ECDs are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completions, due to various extenuating factors, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.).
Interim release dates are provided, as applicable

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: J.K. Trotter

Mr. Barnes,

Thank you for the update. I'll follow up in December.

Sincerely,
J.K. Trotter

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Joseph Trotter,

I have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a new estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

Regards,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Joseph Trotter,

This is a follow-up to your case number F-2013-12787. A copy of your email has been forwarded to the Branch Chief and the case Analyst that is processing your case. I have also informed the Branch Chiefs and the case Analyst for another estimated completion date(ECD). Once the information becomes available I will then forwarded the up-dated information.

I hope this information was helpful and thank you for your continued patience.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

A the present time, the estimated completion date for this case is: May 2015

The electronic case notes indicate you should receive something shortly.

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Joseph Trotter,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated June 15, 2015, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department is continuing to work on the review and posting of Hillary Clinton's e-mails that are responsive to your FOIA request. The estimated completion date for the review of all such e-mails is January 29, 2016. The Department will provide interim releases over the next months, typically around the last day of the month, and post the released, non-exempt portions of records on www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov>.

We thank you for your continued patience.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Joseph Trotter,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated July 30, 2015, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department is continuing to work on the review and posting of Hillary Clinton‘s e-mails that are responsive to your FOIA request. The estimated completion date for the review of all such e-mails is January 29, 2016. The Department will provide interim releases over the next months, typically around the last day of the month, and post the released, non-exempt portions of records on www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov>.

We thank you for your continued patience.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

Sincerely,
Katrina M. Wood
U.S. Department of State

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 26, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-12787.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

This is in reference to your e-mail inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department is continuing to work on the review and posting of Hillary Clinton's e-mails that are responsive to your FOIA request. The estimated completion date for the review of all such e-mails is January 29, 2016.

The Department will provide interim releases over the next months, typically around the last day of the month, and post the released, non-exempt portions of records on
http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=www.foia.state.gov<http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://www.foia.state.gov>.

We thank you for your patience.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Trotter,

This is in reference to your e-mail inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. The Department is continuing to work on the review and posting of Hillary Clinton's e-mails that are responsive to your FOIA request. The estimated completion date for the review of all such e-mails is January 29, 2016.

The Department will provide interim releases over the next months, typically around the last day of the month, and post the released, non-exempt portions of records on
http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=www.foia.state.gov<http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://redirect.state.sbu/?url=http://www.foia.state.gov>.
We thank you for your patience.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov
In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

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