J. Christopher Giancarlo Emails

Taylor Amarel filed this request with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the United States of America.
Due June 29, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


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: J. Christopher Giancarlo, 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.


Taylor Amarel

From: Taylor Amarel

Hello, could you please provide me with an update to this request. Thank you.

From: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Good afternoon,

In response to your status inquiry, dated June 25, 2018, pleased by advised that due to staffing shortages which have resulted in a backlog of requests, the FOIA Office is still processing your request.

If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

William Proctor
Paralegal Specialist - Ethics
Office of the General Counsel
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
(202) 418-5148

From: Taylor Amarel

Thank you, I appreciate the update.

From: Taylor Amarel

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 1, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.

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


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