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FOIA News: FBI sued for records of Trump surveillance

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USA TODAY seeks records of Trump surveillance

By Bill Theobald, USA TODAY, Apr. 4, 2017

USA TODAY has filed suit against the Department of Justice in attempt to obtain records of any FBI surveillance of Donald Trump or his top aides during the 2016 presidential campaign.

The lawsuit was filed early Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by USA TODAY reporter Brad Heath under the Freedom of Information Act. It asks the court to force the FBI to turn over any records of surveillance "in their entirety." 

Heath sent an FOIA request to the FBI on March 6 but has received "no substantive response."

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