Dana James Boente Email Records

Taylor Scott Amarel filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking #

F18-00025, DOJ-2018-001163

Due Dec. 27, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Taylor Scott Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I would like to obtain all email records sent to, from, or copied to Dana James Boente, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings: "kushner", "alias", "EB-5", "trump", "Berman", "Bharara", "Jessie Liu", "Giuliani", or "McNally", from January 1, 2016 to Present Day.

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.

Sincerely,

Taylor Scott Amarel

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d281727691)
* Tracking Number: DOJ-2018-001163
* Requester Name: Taylor S. Amarel
* Date Submitted: 11/27/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: foia request

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Good morning Mr. Amarel,

I am writing in response to your FOIA Request DOJ-2018-001063 in which you requested "all email records sent to, from, or copied to Dana James Boente, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings: "kushner", "alias", "EB-5", "trump", "Berman", "Bharara", "Jessie Liu", "Giuliani", or "McNally", from January 1, 2016 to Present Day."

The search timeframe you requested encompasses the time Mr. Boente served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as the time he served as acting Attorney General and acting Deputy Attorney General. Are you looking for records from his time in all three positions, or only during his time as acting Attorney General and/or Deputy Attorney General? Once you provide your response, I will formally respond to your request.

If you have any questions regarding the processing of your request, please feel free to contact me using the information below.
Best,

Brittnie R. Baker
Attorney Advisor
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice
(202) 514-0833

From: Taylor Scott Amarel

I am looking for the records from his time in all three positions. Thank you.

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

This message is to confirm your request submission to the FOIAonline application: View Request. Request information is as follows: (https://foiaonline.regulations.gov:443/foia/action/public/view/request?objectId=090004d28173a89f)
* Tracking Number: DOJ-2018-001283
* Requester Name: Taylor S. Amarel
* Date Submitted: 11/27/2017
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: See: DOJ-2018-001163

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Attached is this Office's acknowledgment of the above-referenced FOIA request.

From: Taylor Scott Amarel

Thank you for the update!

From: Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General

Mr. Amarel:

I am writing in response to your requests for status updates regarding your FOIA requests with the following tracking numbers: DOJ-2018-001162, DOJ-2018-001163, DOJ-2018-001165, and DOJ-2018-002883. At this time, we have initiated searches for the requested records but have not yet received responsive documents. The estimated time frame to complete this request currently stands at about a year from today's date.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me or our FOIA Public Liaison, Douglas Hibbard, at 202-514-3642.

Thank you,

Brittnie R. Baker
Attorney-Advisor
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice
(202) 514-3642

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