Talking points concerning a medical marijuana amendment that the Department of Justice distributed to members of Congress in advance of votes which took place on the following days: May 30, 2014 (House of Representatives), June 3, 2015 (House of Representatives) and June 11, 2015 (Senate Appropriations Committee).
Tom immediately appealed, arguing that b(5) only covers interdepartmental communication between government agencies, and Congress, under FOIA, does not fit that description.
He finally heard back this week, and while the good news is that the appeal was successful, there’s a pretty hefty asterisk tacked on there:
What happened to those two pages of responsive records?
We’ll keep you notified as the situation develops, but for Tom, the next move seems pretty clear.
Read the full “no responsive documents” letter is embedded below, or on the request page.