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FOIA News: ACLU targets President Trump

FOIA News (2017)Allan BlutsteinComment

The ACLU Announces Mass FOIA For Donald Trump’s Business Conflicts

The civil liberties group laid out a seven-point plan to protect Americans’ rights in the Trump era.

By Paul Blumenthal, The Huffington Post, Jan. 20, 2017

Moments before Donald Trump took the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a massive Freedom of Information Act request for documents related to his multi-billion dollar business and conflicts of interest.

The civil liberties group is requesting documents from the Office of Government Ethics, the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, the General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management. The ACLU also released a seven-point plan explaining how it will challenge Trump in the next four years.

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