International Criminal Court

George Johnston filed this request with the U.S. Trade Representative of the United States of America.
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Est. Completion Jan. 24, 2020
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From: George Johnston

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All communications (e.g. emails, documents) from 01 November 2019 until the processing of this request pertaining to President Donald Trump's or his administration's efforts regarding ICC war crimes investigations.

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.


George Johnston

From: U.S. Trade Representative

Mr. Johnston,

From: U.S. Trade Representative

Mr. Johnston,

This email is the final response of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) No. FY20-51 submitted on December 26, 2019.

After a search utilizing eDiscovery software for records related to the International Criminal Court and war crimes, we did not locate records responsive to your request. The timeframe of our search was November 1, 2019 to December 30, 2019, the date the search was conducted.

This constitutes a complete response to your request. You may contact me or my colleague Janice Kaye at or 202-395-3419 for further assistance and to discuss any aspect of your request. 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. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS, College Park, Maryland 20740-6001, e-mail at; telephone at 202-741-5770; toll free at 1-877-684-6448; or facsimile at 202-741-5769.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may also administratively appeal by writing to: FOIA Office, ATTN: Janice Kaye, Office of the US Trade Representative, Anacostia Naval Annex, Bldg. 410/Door 123, 250 Murray Lane, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20509.

Your appeal must be postmarked or electronically transmitted within 90 days of the date of the response to your request. Both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked: "Freedom of Information Act Appeal" and should include a reference to the FOIA Case File number listed above. Heightened security in force may delay mail delivery; therefore we suggest that you also email any such appeal to

In the event you are dissatisfied with the results of any such appeal, judicial review will thereafter be available to you in the United States District Court for the judicial district in which you reside or have your principal place of business, or in the District of Columbia, where we searched for the records you requested.

Thank you,

Monique T. Ricker
FOIA Program Manager/Attorney



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