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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00160
Date Filed2018-01-25
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted four FOIA requests to the General Services Administration for records concerning a contract awarded to My Pillow, whose CEO had been a major contributor to the Trump campaign, for pillows throughout the federal government. American Oversight also requested any contacts with GSA on behalf of My Pillow from either outside parties or the White House. After hearing nothing further from the agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
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2018-01-251COMPLAINT against U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5302987) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons for USAO, # 3 Summons for AG, # 4 Summons for GSA)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 01/25/2018)
2018-01-252LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 01/25/2018)
2018-01-26Case Assigned to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (zsb) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-01-263SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsb) (Entered: 01/26/2018)
2018-02-154RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/5/2018. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/7/2018.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 2/5/18., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION served on 2/2/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 02/15/2018)
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