Post 9-11 Bush/Blair Communication (Bush 43 Library)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the George W Bush (43) Presidential Library of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2014-0155-F
Est. Completion Dec. 31, 2015
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All records of communication between George Bush (43) and Tony Blair. Please include meeting minutes, audio recordings, written communication and all other records of communication. You may limit the responsive records to those created between 9/11/01 and 12/31/01.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Jason Smathers

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter concerning your FOIA request.

If I can be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,

Malisa Lewis

FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter concerning your FOIA request.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Lewis
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter concerning an estimated completion
date for your FOIA request.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Lewis
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0155-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion
date for FOIA request 2014-0155-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa (Lewis) Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0155-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Thank you for contacting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and
Museum. Please see the attached letter for an updated estimated completion
date for FOIA request 2014-0155-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0155-F.

Thank you for your help.

From: Brooke Clement

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached with regard to your inquiry (re: 2014-0155-F).

If you need anything further, please let us know.

Thank you,
Brooke Clement
Supervisory Archivist

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2014-0155-F.

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

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached letter regarding an updated estimated completion
date for your FOIA request 2014-0155-F.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached is an updated estimated completion date for your FOIA request
2014-0155-F. Our last updated estimated completion date was sent to you on
March 2, 2016. We are still processing your request and once the initial
review of the records responsive to your request is complete, NARA must
officially notify the representatives of the incumbent and former
Presidents of its intent to release the records. When your request has been
officially notified, the notification letter with information on the
expected release date of the records will be posted online and be available
at http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached is an updated estimated completion date for your FOIA request
2014-0155-F. The initial review of the records responsive to your request
is complete and NARA has officially notified the representatives of
the incumbent and former Presidents of its intent to release the records.
The representatives have 60 working days in which to perform their
executive privilege review with the possibility of one extension of 30
working days. After the representatives review period has passed, the
Library will make the records available. For more information, please see
the Letters of Notification of Intent to Release Presidential Records (LM
2016-037 George W. Bush Presidential records) at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/. The letter of
notification was sent on April 15, 2016.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Attached is an updated estimated completion date for your FOIA request
2014-0155-F. The initial review of the records responsive to your request
is complete and NARA has officially notified the representatives of the
incumbent and former Presidents of its intent to release the records. The
representatives have 60 working days in which to perform their executive
privilege review with the possibility of one extension of 30 working days.
After the representatives review period has passed, the Library will make
the records available. For more information, please see the Letters of
Notification of Intent to Release Presidential Records (LM 2016-037 George
W. Bush Presidential records) at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/. The letter of notification
was sent on April 15, 2016 and the records are scheduled to be release on
July 12, 2016, baring a 30 day extension. You will hear from me once the
records are available.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached letter with an updated estimated completion date
for your FOIA request 2014-0155-F. The initial review of the records
responsive to your request is complete and NARA has officially notified the
representatives of the incumbent and former Presidents of its intent to
release the records. The representatives have 60 working days in which to
perform their executive privilege review with the possibility of one
extension of 30 working days. After the representatives review period has
passed, the Library will make the records available. For more information,
please see the Letters of Notification of Intent to Release Presidential
Records (LM 2016-037 George W. Bush Presidential records) at:
http://www.archives.gov/foia/pra-notifications/. The letter of notification
was sent on April 15, 2016 and the records are scheduled to be release on
July 12, 2016, baring a 30 day extension. You will hear from me once the
records are available.

If I may be of further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

From: GWBush Library

Dear Mr. Smathers,

Please see the attached information concerning the completed processing of
your FOIA request. If you would like to order copies of these materials,
please let us know.

Sincerely,
Malisa Culpepper
FOIA Coordinator

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