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FOIA News: DOJ has Received 198 Mueller-related FOIA Requests Since March 22

FOIA News (2019)Kevin SchmidtComment

Everyone is asking for the Mueller report, and you can too

By Joshua Eaton, ThinkProgress, Apr. 9, 2019

The Justice Department has received 198 public records requests related to the Mueller probe since the investigation ended on March 22, the department said in a court filing Friday. That’s nearly half of the 415 records requests related to the Mueller probe that the Justice Department was processing as of March 29.

Requests for records from the special counsel’s office continue to pile up, according to Vanessa Brinkmann, senior counsel in the Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy.

“This number continues to grow each day,” Brinkmann said in the court filing.

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