Mueller Redactions

Matthew Topic filed this request with the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy of the United States of America.
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Due July 28, 2022
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Matthew Topic

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records of the attorney general's office or deputy attorney general's office or special counsel requesting that the special counsel make redactions to the Mueller Report, records referencing such requests, responses to those requests, records referencing such responses, records referencing redactions to any versions of the Mueller Report, and records containing "redact" or "redaction" in the context of the Mueller investigation or report. Please note that some of this is referenced in Bill Barr's book One Damn Thing After Another on pages 238, 241, 243, 244, 252, 253, 254, 255.

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.


Matthew Topic

From: Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy

Attached is correspondence from the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, which is associated with the above-referenced Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

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Thank you,
Initial Request Staff
Office of Information Policy
U.S. Department of Justice

202-514-3642 (Main Line)

From: Matthew Topic

I received your letter of July 26, 2022. I would like to get this request into the simple track. To that end, please let me know (1) how many potentially responsive pages or records you identified, and (2) what the upper limit of pages or records is for simple track. You can reach me at