Like many things being run by the Obama administration and, and now the Shadow Government, a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request may or may not get answered in a timely manner. the odds are that if you are a liberal Democrat you will get prompt and friendly service. If you are one of those bigoted and racists Republicans, well not so fast. Why would the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) drag their feet on just some requests? Would you like to have this illustrated for you? Well then, read the article and see what you think.
As Written by Ethan Barton for the Daily Caller:
A liberal news outlet waited just four months before a federal agency gave it more than 1,000 pages of a Republican’s emails, while conservative groups’ requests have been ignored for years, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group.
Records show the Federal Election Commission (FEC) reviewed more than 4,400 pages of emails related to a Freedom Information Act (FOIA) request filed by Andy Kroll, a reporter with the liberal news outlet Mother Jones. Kroll sought all emails Don McGahn sent between July 2008 through September 2013 while he was an FEC commissioner.
The FEC received Kroll’s request Jan. 30, 2017, and released more than 1,000 pages of McGahn’s emails in June. McGahn became White House counsel 10 days before the request was received.
FOIA requestors can ask for priority handling for particular newsworthy or time-sensitive documents, but Kroll did not ask for such treatment, records show. He did not receive the records in time for use in an April article and has not published any stories using information from this FOIA request, the Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief told TheDCNF.
Meanwhile, the FEC hasn’t released records related to 17 FOIA requests filed more than three years ago, many of which were submitted by conservative….
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