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Case TitleWP COMPANY LLC v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv01487
Date Filed2020-06-05
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffWP COMPANY LLC
doing business as WASHINGTON POST
Case DescriptionThe Washington Post submitted 11 FOIA requests to the U.S. Secret Service for records concerning costs incurred in protecting the Trump family or its properties. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. The Washington Post also submitted 8 FOIA requests to the Department of State for records concerning costs incurred by the agency in staying at various Trump international hotels. The agency acknowledged receipt of those requests. After hearing nothing further from either agency pertaining to any of the requests, the Washington Post filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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2020-06-051COMPLAINT against U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7200402) filed by WP COMPANY LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit R, # 19 Exhibit S, # 20 Civil Cover Sheet, # 21 Summons to Dep't of Homeland Security, # 22 Summons to Dep't of State, # 23 Summons to US Attorney)(Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 06/05/2020)
2020-06-052LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WP COMPANY LLC (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 06/05/2020)
2020-06-05Case assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zmc) (Entered: 06/05/2020)
2020-06-053SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, U.S. Attorney (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmc) (Entered: 06/05/2020)
2020-06-084STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 6/8/2020. (lctnm3) (Entered: 06/08/2020)
2020-06-085ENTERED IN ERROR.....REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE to US Attorney General re 1 Complaint,, filed by WP COMPANY LLC. Related document: 1 Complaint,, filed by WP COMPANY LLC.(Tobin, Charles) Modified on 6/9/2020 (eg). (Entered: 06/08/2020)
2020-06-09NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: re 5 Request for Summons to Issue was entered in error and counsel was instructed to refile said pleading with an unsigned/new summons. (eg) (Entered: 06/09/2020)
2020-06-096REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE to US Attorney General re 1 Complaint,, Notice of Corrected Docket Entry filed by WP COMPANY LLC. Related document: 1 Complaint,, filed by WP COMPANY LLC, Notice of Corrected Docket Entry.(Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 06/09/2020)
2020-06-097SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(eg) (Entered: 06/09/2020)
2020-06-118RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/8/2020. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/8/2020. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 06/11/2020)
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