OIEA, Tim Williams, comms re Stop the Steal

Jesse Coleman filed this request with the Department of Interior, Office of the Secretary of the United States of America.
Tracking #

DOI-OS-2021-001764

Multi Request OIEA, Tim Williams, comms re Stop the Steal
Due Feb. 9, 2021
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Jesse Coleman


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any communications, including email with attachments, text messages, or other relevant documentation, between Tim Williams or any other member of the Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs and the following groups, people, and email addresses:

1. Black Conservatives Fund
2. Women for America First
3. Stop the Steal
4. WildProtest.com
5. Turning Point Action
6. Rule of Law Defense Fund
7. Republican Attorneys General Association
8. Phyllis Schlafly Eagles
9. Moms for America
10. Tea Party Patriots
11. Peaceably Gather
12. Eighty Percent Coalition
13. Ali Akbar
14. Dan Backer
15. Kylie Jane Kremer
16. Justine Caporale
17. Amy Kremer
18. @rldf.org
19. @republicanags.com
20. @ruleoflawdefensefund.org
21. @ruleoflawdefensefund.org
22. @phyllisschlafly.com
23. @political.law
24. Save America Rally
25. Save America March

Any reference to "stop the steal" or "January 6th", "Jan 6", "1/6" in Mr Williams email inbox or outbox.

Please search your records from December16th, 2020, to January 7th, 2021.

This request is made on behalf of Documented, a news media requester, and we agree to pay all applicable fees. We request the document search and production be granted expedited processing.

Federal agencies are required to provide expedited processing of a FOIA request when a requester demonstrates a “compelling need” for the information requested. A compelling need is demonstrated when there is an urgency to inform the public about government activity and the request is made by a person primarily engaged in disseminating information. 43 CFR §2.20, Here there is an urgency to inform the public about any communication that took place between NPS officials and the listed entities above who were involved in the protest that took place on January 6, 2021 which turned into a deadly capitol riot. It is important to provide this information in an expedited manner in order to enhance the quality of ongoing investigations and analysis prior to their conclusion. Providing this potential information after investigations into the events that took place are already underway or completed, will be greatly diminished. As discussed above, Documented is solely engaged in disseminating information and is uniquely situated to analyze and provide information for the public. This information fulfills a compelling need of providing public understanding of any imminent federal government actions as it relates to election integrity.

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,

Jesse Coleman

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