FOIA request to John Kelly Commander of Southern Command Nov. 2015 (never acknowledged) finally responded to on July 13, 2017
Is this typical of dealing with the Southern Command, refusing to acknowledge request and then passing request off to DEA to answer about 22 months later ?
(I’m a firm believer in “nothing in politics ever happens by accident”)
My FOIA request sent Nov. 2015 was addressed to John Kelly, Commander Southern Command.
Southern Command refused to acknowledge my request.
Muckrock sent about 30 prompts to Southern Command between Dec. 2015 - July 2017
John Kelly retired from Marine Corps Jan. 2016.
John Kelly appointed head of Homeland Security Jan. 2017.
My original FOIA request to John Kelly is passed off to the DEA about July 2017, DEA generates a nothing burger response.
John Kelly appointed Chief of Staff by President Trump July 2017.