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FOIA News: Conservatives Press Feds for Docs on Intelligence Handling

FOIA News (2017)Kevin SchmidtComment

Conservatives Press Feds for Docs on Intelligence Handling

By Britain Eakin, Courthouse News Service, April 14, 2017

A conservative legal advocacy group on Wednesday sued the National Security Agency and the office of the Director of National Intelligence in federal court for information about agency procedures guiding the handling of raw signals intelligence.

The American Center for Law and Justice, which describes itself in the April 12 complaint as an organization dedicated to the defense of constitutional liberties, had asked the intelligence agencies for the information to shed more light on what it claims was improper unmasking of Trump campaign associates by the Obama administration.

The group alleges that both agencies, which are named as defendants in the lawsuit, have failed to adequately respond to its Feb. 24 FOIA requests.

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