Secret Service Correspondence with 2016 Presidential Candidates

Michael Morisy filed this request with the United States Secret Service of the United States of America.
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request a copy of the Secret Service's correspondence with the following individuals as well as their campaigns:

Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
Ted Cruz
Bernie Sanders
Jeb Bush
John Kasich

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.


Michael Morisy

From: FOIA

Michael Morisy
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

File Numbers: 20160809 - 20160814

Dear Requester:

This letter is intended to acknowledge the receipt of your recent Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Acts (FOIA/PA) request, received by the United States Secret Service (USSS) on
April 18, 2016, for information pertaining to the following:

File Number 20160809: the USSS correspondence with Donald Trump, as well as his campaign;

File Number 20160810: the USSS correspondence with Hillary Clinton, as well as her campaign;

File Number 20160811: the USSS correspondence with Ted Cruz, as well as his campaign;

File Number 20160812: the USSS correspondence with Bernie Sanders, as well as his campaign;

File Numbers 20160813: the USSS correspondence with Jeb Bush, as well as his campaign; and

File Number 20160814: the USSS correspondence with John Kasich, as well as his campaign.

Please be advised, provisions of the Acts allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request. We shall charge you for the records in accordance with Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to "all other" requesters. The first 100 pages of duplication are free of charge. As an "all other" requester, you will be charged .10 cents a page for the duplication of each additional page. As an "all other" requester, the first 2 hours of search time are free of charge, after which you will be charged the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00, $7.00, $10.25) of the searcher.

Furthermore, the submission of your request is considered a firm commitment, by you, to pay all applicable duplication and search time costs charged, under 6 C.F.R., Chapter I, Part 5 ยง 5.11, up to $25.00. A search for files responsive to your request is being conducted. The appropriate components of the Secret Service are being queried for responsive documents. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. You will be contacted before any additional fees are accrued.

Due to the increasing number of FOIA/PA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R, Chapter I, Part 5, Secret Service processes FOIA/PA requests according to their order of receipt.

Your request has been assigned FOIA File Numbers 20160809 - 20160814. We solicit your cooperation and assure you that the search will be conducted as expeditiously as possible. To check the status of your FOIA request, please contact this office at (202) 406-6370.

Please use the file number indicated above in all future correspondence with this office.

Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Acts Branch
United States Secret Service
245 Murray lane, SW, Building T-5
Washington, DC 20223
Phone: 202-406-6370
Fax: 202-406-5586

From: United States Secret Service

The request has been rejected by the agency.