Henry Kerner Emails

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Office of Special Counsel of the United States of America.
Tracking #

FO-18-0082

Due June 29, 2018
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Taylor Amarel


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All emails sent to, from, or copied to: Henry Kerner, from January 1, 2016 to Present Day containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-string "liberals", "kushner", "Giuliani", "Mastroianni", "Elliott Broidy", "Mark Siffin", "EB-5", "George Nader", "Erik Prince", "alias", "FOIA", "Israel" or "whistleblower". After conducting a search to determine how many email records exist, if these records are too cumbersome to go through, please let me know the total number of records for the time period requested and I may desire to modify my request to limit the keywords or timeframe.

You may exclude emails that may be classified as newsletters, junk, or spam.

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 Amarel

From: Office of Special Counsel

U.S. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 218 Washington, DC 20036-4505 (202) 804-7000 June 27, 2018 Mr.Taylor Amarel MuckRock News 411 A Highland Avenue Dept MR 55560 Somerville, MA 02144-2156 Via Email: requests@muckrock.com Re: Freedom of Information Act and/or Privacy Act Request FO-18-0082 Dear Mr. Amarel This letter acknowledges that the U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s (OSC) Office of the Clerk received your June 1, 2018 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and/or Privacy Act request on June 1, 2018. We understand your request to be Select records regarding a named individual; Henry Kerner.. Your request has been assigned tracking number FO-18-0082.  Please refer to this tracking number in future communications with OSC regarding this request. OSC categorizes its FOIA requests in two tracks, “simple” and “complex.”  We then generally process the requests in the order in which they were received within each category.  After an initial review, we have placed your request in the complex track. Please note that your FOIA request presents “unusual circumstances” as described in the FOIA because the request will require searching for, collecting, and examining a voluminous amount of material to determine if there are any responsive records and/or to process responsive records.  Additionally, the records you requested require consultation with other components within OSC or with another federal agency and it will take time to consult with them. Such unusual circumstances allow agencies to extend the time needed to complete the processing of a request beyond 20 working days.  You may wish to consider narrowing the scope of your request to limit the number of potentially responsive items or to arrange for an alternative time frame for processing your request. If you have any questions, wouldotherwise like to discuss your request, or you require dispute resolutionservices, please feel free to contact Mahala Dar, OSC’s Chief FOIA Officer andacting FOIA Public Liaison, at mdar@osc.gov or at (202) 804-7000.  Please reference the above-noted tracking number ifyou call or write.  Additionally, you may contact the Office of GovernmentInformation Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administrationto inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. [1] Withkind regards, /s/ NaChanza Roberts FOIA Team
Office of the Clerk
You can reach OGISby mail at Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National Archivesand Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room 2510, College Park, MD,20740-6001; by email at (https://usosc-my.sharepoint.com/personal/tndongo_osc_gov/Documents/Documents/COSC/FOIA/Templates/Standard%20Language%20for%20FOIA%20Exemptions.docx#_ftnref1) [1] ; by fax at202-741-5769; or by telephone at 202-741-5770 or toll-free at 1-877-684-6448. ogis@nara.gov

From: Taylor Amarel

Thank you, I appreciate the update.

From: Office of Special Counsel

U.S. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 218 Washington, DC 20036-4505 (202) 804-7000 August 1, 2018
Mr. Taylor Amarel MuckRock News 411 A Highland Avenue Dept MR 55560 Somerville, MA 02144-2156 Via Email: requests@muckrock.com Re: Freedom of Information Act and/or Privacy Act Request (#FO-18-0082) Dear Mr. Amarel: I am writing in response to your request for a status update of your pending request with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
Your request is of pending request in our processing queue.  OSC generally processed request on a first come first serve basis. Your request is approximately number 169 out of 180. Presently, we are searching for records. If you have any questions, would otherwise like to discuss your request, or you require dispute resolution services, please feel free to contact Mahala Dar, OSC’s Chief FOIA Officer and acting FOIA Public Liaison, at mdar@osc.gov or at (202) 804-7000.  Please reference the above-noted tracking number if you call or write.  Additionally, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration to inquire about the FOIA mediation services they offer. [1] With kind regards, /s/ NaChanza Roberts FOIA Team Office of the Clerk
[1] You can reach OGIS by mail at Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, Room 2510, College Park, MD, 20740-6001; by email at ogis@nara.gov ; by fax at 202-741-5769; or by telephone at 202-741-5770 or toll-free at 1-877-684-6448.

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