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Case TitleCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON v. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2019cv03488
Date Filed2019-11-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Thomas F. Hogan
PlaintiffCITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON
Case DescriptionCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington submitted FOIA requests to OMB, Department of Defense, and the Department of State. CREW's request to OMB asked for records concerning security assistance or military aid to Ukraine. CREW's requests to DOD and State asked for records concerning communications sent to or from OMB pertaining to security assistance or military aid to Ukraine. CREW also requested a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests. DOD told CREW that its request qualified for unusual circumstances. After hearing nothing further from the agencies, CREW filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2019-11-201COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-6578013) filed by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Attorney General, # 3 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 4 Summons U.S. Department of Defense, # 5 Summons Office of Management and Budget, # 6 Summons U.S. Department of State)(Lutkenhaus, Jessica) (Entered: 11/20/2019)
2019-11-202LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (Lutkenhaus, Jessica) (Entered: 11/20/2019)
2019-11-203NOTICE of Appearance by Anne L. Weismann on behalf of CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON (Weismann, Anne) (Entered: 11/20/2019)
2019-11-21Case assigned to Judge Thomas F. Hogan. (zmc) (Entered: 11/21/2019)
2019-11-214SUMMONS (5) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 11/21/2019)
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