Trump Transition Briefing Materials (U.S. Department of Education)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the U.S. Department of Education 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 the following records:

A copy of the primary briefing materials created by XXXX for purposes of the Presidential Transition Process, specifically any presentations created for or delivered to members of the Presidential Transition Team for the new Administration during November/December 2016.

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: Jones, Kim

This is the Department's acknowledgment of your request for information pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. Your request was forwarded to the primary responsible office(s) for action.
Any future correspondence or questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA Public Liaison at 202-401-8365 or

  • Department of Education FOIA Acknowledgment Letter - 17-00530-F

From: ED FOIA Manager

Dear Michael Morisy,
This e-mail is in response to your request for a status on the subject FOIA request: 17-00530-F

Conducting Search for responsive records. Once the search for responsive records has been completed the status will be updated accordingly. In the interim, you can monitor the status of your request via the Department’s FOIA Web page below:

Unfortunately we do not have a specific completion time available. We understand how important your FOIA Request is to you and want to handle it as soon as possible but we must process all FOIA request in their order of receipt. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Thank you for contacting the U.S. Department of Education FOIA Service Center!

ED FOIA Manager
FOIA Service Center
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Washington, DC 20202
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From: Freeman, Donald (Contractor)

Dear Sir,

The Department of Education plans a rolling release of President-elect Transition Team information as it is processed. The first document for release is the Landing Team Book, 122 pages. Our plan is to have this out this week before the Inauguration ceremony.

ED FOIA Manager
FOIA Service Center
400 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20202
202-401-8365 - Hotline
202-401-0920 – Fax<>

From: Freeman, Donald (Contractor)

Mr. Michael Morisey
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 30626

Re: FOIA Request 17-00530-F

This email is to inform you that the Department is currently processing your request; however, we have not yet completed our consultations to make a determination regarding the release of any responsive material. Therefore, we will be unable to respond to your request within 20 working days of having received the request, nor within the 10 day extension for complex or voluminous material. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you, and assure you that your request will be processed as soon as possible

You can check on the status of your request on the Department’s FOIA Web page at and click on the Requests Status Log link under “More Resources.”

You have the right to seek further assistance from the Department’s FOIA Public Liaison, Robert Wehausen. The Department’s FOIA Public Liaison can be reached by e‑email at<>; by phone at 202-205-0733; by fax at 202-401-0920; or by mail at Office of the Chief Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, LBJ 2E321,Washington, DC 20202-4536, Attn: FOIA Public Liaison.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (202) 401-0499 or via e-mail at<>.


Don Freeman
ED FOIA Manager
FOIA Service Center
Office of The Chief Privacy Officer
US Department of Education
(202) 401-8365

From: Ruiz, Naida (Contractor)

From: Ruiz, Naida (Contractor)
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2017 1:02 PM
To: '30626-99959881@requests.muckrock'
Subject: FOIA 17-00530


Naida I. Ruiz
FOIA Analyst
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. SW, Room 4C155
Washington, DC 20202-4510<>