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GSA Judicial Watch Media Status

GSA Judicial Watch Media Status

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The exam Mlnspctmr General (0161 for the (31:11cm Scrum
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mpmmr} mam-anon Committee requmm cummm ocr also attached,
mkgmunu h-nm 94:11 mum Gmsslcy tmd muesezmnm 0th lsm
dawd Svphunbt 17, 2010, 010 duam (ERAS RNA Flagmm cxish
during anawmo mummhm 11inch GSA (zpnmlimm wme
dccmmlmd, and dccimomxnakjng for rcqucals was Wigner: smu 0mm and mgxmss Ping/Pm Aduunisumiun was
assxp Lin; Ext Strumbdmil vision $117M! F0111 skiff lagged nsw
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the: mpmmw, dmiumwrl and magma em: Vim sponsr. the
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scv ctn 0mm Reginnai miminimmmy Vand xix Heads aivaa acs
and smr ces wm- nommm 7012. GSA mean cat/wtwaliziug mgmm mrwc ceumuizxxtivn wars motivmd, least pm, mum Mus; wquexw
that failbwc Ole Ami: E2. management dckicxcncy report the
man F5306, Kw, Waahmgmmm
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1mm new (mmcmnc swam}, xszMmth. GIG provided its
drali mwn, hank amps mmm, rhar ntmaxtts were
WWW: GSA mum: mam smff berm mix-ass, and (gamma
nmpunm WRL ,wm} :cqungs mm- Admimsu wive
Servia$ (OAS) November 2012, LrS Centralizsd a5! FOM rabons
unaer Chierof Adminimnmre saemm, (,Tarhia Meme! (mm: oxeumwr:
who also (35m cmcr (mam. Mamet delcgmca sumomy pmgmm Spam] Adm Himm Oriru, I-mplnyuc. INJMXISFR wrm iivmugjv mm, vrviml [migxm and
Ndrmioms btfim: Lmnsmiluai Offmv Genwal LXJSIUtib (OGC Mitch
2015, FOIA Director was SCNEM who has dckga ccd autimriw To? mitial
mus decisierm
Inquiry Methodnla
3qu nding; GSA eivcd mar 000 :mursw the period
covered our inqmr Conducting Ibis inquiry. L11: uscddocumcnn
mquesns nistmwr and Geneml cuumeL dmabase searches.
Qumrmnnanes, and pox-mm) mrmucws gather the, mmmuuun {or
rlrpud rhcom wumImHE amf mmmlm damlmses The, mqmn,
Ram Nuplliyvd pnogmsswv ywmrl mambo: immufy pmmmny mspmsim AS. Rmvrds samba-n; included 0V9} 9500!) um! rccurds ttszjsgmd
selewczi mmcemcr uuwwtiams amt! mrm from war: om: aim/mun. an. moum; mam mmnriemd GSA cummt and Emma: employeem
wmu: mam aim kLywurd mum nding miu ugy
identi mummmx um. 11: Cmmniwm mm; m:,
upon mum mvt-aligmicm uni on: idenmy am: mam. n-wpmmrs v.1:
rzpbrL muwv
FOIA ysi For guidance how cmrminc wlwhcr man was
undue dclay and 0.1251th infurmaL withheld let ulxld not have
mmlmid but for the wamrn: out: non mmcr nmcmka, thcmqu mama Frmnium Inrummmu [mm mum; and Ascpamnem fdusum
mm! [he Fleminm aflnjhmimnAm (Fm/s Guide; The Guide SelV wmpwhonswu mum- aim mums [Is-pm mml
appmmx :mm mm! avuiia pum mllimv, rimamm unnmmtd (was {doc/mum 11:! mum. sum mum; Mum mm. mom Mame; mam umrmAcnnna mammma dammac, AmMnImr wax .mv msg onvs (imam WWW
The RUIA scatmc gummy addmms incxx hum-mm
rmumma Axupunmdl dur gmrc, gamer
Thr mam muim dcwmiinc meme: camp}?
with wqucsl for records dowrmmc appeal within dz: exce ing
Samrduyg, Sundays. and law yum houdu; maymimgm, Tim
mm: cmnuud unusual mrcumamnces SI) nananmmym,
Ham, 1mm
Mndm dela
Lmuwa Cin mnsmnceg means, but only the axwm rezzsnnubly
necessary the proper pmcns rzg zhr oarn cula:
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Am, Mr, wUt and Ltppwpziawiy waxing
mdumimnm munvm summer and mum mania which
demanded 5mg]: Rama; The need {or conmmamn, vhmh shah be. mmdxmm a)!
pmcuvzahla speed. autumn mm; hamg subswn ma)
mm, Um; dmmmxmuon Um: mqmmt (x: Amang mum
umlpnm-nis (.9, hawng snmxmim smhjrvivrxmm:
murcsl. ihcrcin
142.. swmmmu agency 9350 has oppozmnny cxzend
lunirs days. Wrmm nonca gave me, mucm:
uppulhmil) unmxg: the Emmy umwr [xamr lo:
prove-55mg rcquco mam quum Id. ,Izamrmpmxiz) mum um, (uppunumu dmunmuhlg
whmhr rcxmrp ional oinumamnmx mm, sspmmzmm.
The Gavin wdvcuus mm, prov qpumic wane;
dxsmssian iwzrwfurhmpomibdw Washington mm?
mam Calnmvhsian. 711 180, 153489 30135]; see aisa FOIA
Gama Magnum (ansidamzmns {discussing wmm [he reimm Mme
pckmd. the agcnw mus: aas mfnrm Inquemm :11th saw: the
umuuuzom agancy pnmum, men same xmmma the agitmfy mam; wimham under any cxcmptians. 1%,
Thax data mquin [mun] pmdnu, the Immds qusmr
er1 any; time Lhr dlstr rmlmuimsmcrummumn mm! mpmmb m3, algemty mus! the momds pmmprly mam, whn
drpcndmg the cizcumsmces typixsally mum mum days
(mm dmm mmmtmn no! mumhs yams: 14153 visa Lu:
ssgmmnm (signi thi make- munsa pmlnptkv availnl Mgm!
delay mpumamg :mmrs! may 1mm cwii mam mm:
agmcy can Show cxvcptiunai Circwmmws exist and {hem Maria!
w-wisinadm (Mzgrrw; rumor/Ming the mam-st, the mud mzxv mmn
yunmmunn and allow agencvnddxtkmn} mm: cumume its rewew
Juxuds 522 Mama),
The (xv;- inquiry (HM mam: plix was Informed
Wimm and 1mm guidam ahmr, Radars (:ansidemd
mum nrlcvant mmge pmcca in; Lima [at moxmpmwz whmm-r immal auri luv: pmm sing when rim rmiml Action
(alarm; mashnsmr mzervam. and whet men: were ame:
masons mm; exp tng mm: far respcm szxcsm ofu swmwu dciunuun 2mm undue Amy: um-
mqmw ugm Eli-{runml whnm 1m: qush infmmmiun was
accnmpushed pramwlv and. set, whaLhe-r (114m: were mmmm
mmumwmzes xhe delay, whahcr ware mammal
cu-cummm beyom mas: encompzwwd uuusuau cum smmwsy
mbm and whe-xlmr mm: rim ugmmm
Inwry 12mm:
The was iuqmry dammed Lcqncsts ma: arc responsive mnmnm request, The requmis idenb mekmg Immhrry
GSA mgmxl mva and disrusacd nemw cnmmxogmz order )(rqnt dixruxmad Pun lmx when Scpxrdlmy
dwcu 14m Agency Wni mlion muwm crmmimm Retpomiva GSA mqmm 252887
Rmum 252837 was man June 2013 Msws qumxr Cox uinevmiun, mum Man moms (an mum received plmies the Admmiblmw: for USA 1015; mcmm:
keyword Dam/ALE Trump Trump This was ummd compicx for
trac purposes.
GSA mar-w docmwm Fchmuw son Laldngvm days fur cgponsm The response this far nxrr edcd the GSA mpmrnd responses 0mm mm, the mmplm rmcgury;
Time Response Time
mum Time
1242 Days Days
Our rcwcw the work lug uhovh quinmi um.-
1hr mque-s maxim vJuiy 2013, 0M; mm) had (cvitrwnd
and fmmmml {In dwnmvms with pmpomx mdnmmm Ms, mm, log
shows Ms. Odor: did no: complex: hcr mim forward (ht: documcnt the
0:51;: enm iCuuanOGC) [or Iegul teview untii Jammy 201m ow: [mm mmmcmu mum and mmmcd :he (lacummxes two
man, January as, 2014 The umummm, wilt} (caucumm 15m Mummi
11m mum-m Fuhmmy 1014
latm nal ce: 017W anri cma ect that dununmts
remained with Ms, (mm miew for we: sax mommy She was minded
2523.37 Pwpirmhcr mi, 205;, and agam pmwdod
mmmrzm January and JPnuavy 2ch akcr which May Adm forwarded
the: proporacd qumth macs Wbunaskml chum mam) Ms. (Mien
wpmd that Surgmtcn [mm
haphamn thc 0mm an: Eimiw mxrmm mckhg
knowledge. Our wow inqzcatwn ormmmm pcwonnd
mm: Odlm being irawlvrd 1:: 6ka chmumlsng mquvmm masun in: am), Our mtmnmry did not that
mfmxna Withheld {mm mqucsm: would have been momma but {or
Oden involwan
Nonmhrlrs lug; mama sgwm Duly/411 days
mac-wing ummrla. iuwmg pmmsm msponsc, and securing mmmmm
wumcl Even mwming lug 1mg {mi hnwwy urml somrm 0dr, span :rvicwing 12147 rcriaXs Rmud szmmmy
yunuxuzd circumstzmcts hm mjg uin jusl many, mum Mn: 949,554 emamr Nagg a120,
mum mix {hr Mfume (mt: when shc um. mimletd mam and vet bmx dumu may rimummnces, response mm: 242 dam. 1m: average :csparksc dam for GSA 2:114 compl roc mm, mficms lack
due magma {mrLy may characzcnzcd mowmg unduc delay, Ru. 22.7592
Requw 22759;; wus: wads August 17. 2012, invm gmivc n-pomr behalf the WUSAQ wlwisinn station. The request: mug/ht:
mpm mantriah mm, remix/0d mgimml
and mmm mmmiaaimxers and admmjsn amrs. tincmding
Amine Annunmmu-L nmmnu! mm;mmmmm 1m-
(hwfof rhr (v1) mm)- and xmmcdiaw deputies.
inrlue mmagm hand wrimn Hum (-maiIs, and npom :cccivcd altar Juiy 2012 with any following term: mmpom bmmm Maw 530 $301nmxmo awwm mmmn smooomov bomxsm 1xmu3 award made 95cm yew- 3011 Empdmwr mma mnmmgL/QML pmou records u-ieh the (locumcnmdzummy mm, mkmg 515, days {01
WWW mgmm mi; far mam GSA reported
for 2014 rcspon the mmpm gory:
{3759 Wow asap? 2014 Complex
Time Response Hum
mag. Average [ms Davg 4M4 Days
Before stamwrv day cxpir the Aguncy
:xtensm 2,m H1910 HRH-ed mudify du-
rcques! include:
9:; mu. Av, ,mr RevUYi/uy mm; Ycav may;
mpm om! mumls mama 311 (g, ngxmw?
commixsio and amninisumore. (mahading the wrung
Mimmxsxrmm} all mom: mmmlm ruuom: 01mm; the chief
mag. the 5mm ununselur and their immedxam dcpuues :ncmdmg
vex: mas gem hand mma mes. emmts, and fever
recaved am: July 1.2012 any Ibllmwng Perms; mrpmtm hmiuscs, $30sz [mtg hm1hIm
$mnuomm$44m r- mum Swamnpm, mmm
Ixnmgyw [ml awardmsm ISM your
rm-mumrwmo com/news/dmhmg and ymil words VUIA 0150: reached {he mqucstcd wumi nts Januan 13. Tab
{ensuing math Admimstmmr respcmded weekly
um! nxkcd his cmmmum fmona mm: asscm mwxpnsun? with the 227092
FYXA, April zuw. M5. Uden sums :epon 13:227592 shame the rmponav
was Raariy OGC review: but documents were not 00C unm
Dcccmbe: Sam documents were mem having mammal
equuw, und January 20m GSA delmmd mammis xhc wmm Hmzsw
poim (r! :0an they mum Mun/wed quun! [he phmnca Jnnum
(charm wlms GSA wow,
Our review FOIA work log ehpws Bu: rvqucsmi domummm
were January 2013, bu: n6! :ioliwzcd fur legal
mums? mmrfh Whvn asked about the Ume Rap, MG. Uden XeSpm Hin
MHHGLUYXCS umdue MHAQ 111]de hetwemw tlwf, marks qumug was pagvs mans, (or pmmmhon mmmu vuhunimms mmmm pu-muu unusuui vihnmmmm
UVch mauswlmumun, mum mum mil
groper pmcsssingaidm mmcum mqucszu. k1,, 552Lan6xaum7.
work inditaw CUKWm/tntm and [Mm-duos had (nmph punmr Eega] revntw OGL wws nor. am: downmnm manrhs Latch WM): rcmznhiruz mate not have the
resource: work Agency hadau: anon cmnmit
alluymm rsmumm hooded man FUJA obhgahona thew umhmm mama) mwr mmh mmm hctmcd ms:
mmrwaw,
cannmsmmcs, fowl fmp nsr time 515 days, 11113165 DVEIL
nsp lime mmpm mum lemma cram dihgenoe
which harry may Human showing undue (May inqzdryuoe not. 11w inw vcmrm mummy pr! mum-1
mama Immmsdan being mdmem mum bum
pmwdm rcqueszm Rvducuons were appmvcd mtarv mum-w, sari
tzrvicw numeracy pursommh mes the White Noam. did nut sum
expand @me FOIA H0. 22am
Requesct 223447 wms meemcd Juncm. 2012 fvmn mummy behalf
umudicml Wuzm. Inc, The request sought:
Aza vidmne prudnccd con ncctim GSA Lmkmg Budget
mmm niLiatiw. also mums, nut no: {uni
videos winch USA employw Isuchamski appmm
mamas: also melanin! but imam! mam nu: luv: iimx been maimblk the; wcmmr Rjtgwn main
umehmm m-qnm requester rrgxwwxl :md aupumm {was
mcmhra new; mm, and represented:
Judiciai warn rcgmmy cousins mmmmm
mzcmions and amines guvmumm mmgmx POEA and 0!th
means. WSW dllm almh {st mam.
rim. Rea. mm? mam 274 mm, um! mum) Wm, er 21vo1..mmmm mm: zmmwmma (hmmmm mmw .mw-z 2007 :Imwdumns
ow; guidam mwgmw edpmi mmwmm. 799 mm, 11.: mmw unnudmenmmmwcd 0MB mum, garmxmflg
(:myng wauer gmsiona (hf fee Wan/(tr ISSUE for mstr guxdnnccx mum: (hm 11m Aganays
exduam mkmme )lidiuim 1mm that um! toquuemiy slid
apply 2007 mmmdmcnw FOE/Hi wniwrr pmvikimm shows laxk dihgcnm: asu nainmg and applying thc current icgal aamdard. ht: ugrnny denial ofdud ciui Walsh fee Waiver also disngmded
GSA pmccduma Bydum 254, (mm: Mcizler. (umeml
Cuuner mrnmL mac mmmeyg hm} met and xtemaed max
appnmmh for Judicmi Watch, wqucsmr wnuld 3::ka 11. provide
nddidumxl inronmion, mu] madam (cmpbsm vam 051%:
Smxdw! ()Wm inx Prom-6mm (sum would ug. mrnpwo
rezmncm dxwussum pmvzdmu: mm.- wng lhiwnbsmv
mrmibmc igninmmsy mblm undcramndmg her ugmvmimw activiLzm Govcmmcm many and will nuL Ix; primmly cmumww mwmst rcqwsmn chuvsts wmw
mum mam: new the {awed mmlsr ohm wasted inmummou
aux-my 24nd (:lm onmm idcmifmbic mmmm Fadem Govcx nmrm; exiswkwm will mnunmm pnhmt main}; anvmmmm operations amm uding and what forum the requester
pumsh ch: xmorrnauon Mum-L and educate an: pubbc How the materials czmique and nut cupsze
mammal: aircady pubm- mm: and What impact the mmmcrmal mtcrcsxs
wquesler wdl be, any;
The pmmmmw
mar infoxmutjon provided yin the: mqqu {th waived msumcwm
uvclsa rcquwsr addirmnal infmcmdon This not how GSA healed Judinim
watch, mama. Ms, Uden Juiy 1.34012 denial 121m waxy sumzd: Yuu
uALucsh an} YUM )ecs waived Lhzs request, vomr [met
Vaikd adequamk} jns (no wawm mm: also rmuiws the agenmv (,0
Ftu masons for denial, Ms, Odcns conczuxm denial lam: not mplmv: umtums ncmn, We, Emma! that HAS.
Axpu ssld rum ens (hm Vacduci qummn Jumcm] anh media smtus
rcmcsmmi nbmugs pm-mhm shmm haw been mnummcawa
orhcn sud! Lhcy would know afidwss Rx: waiver
an: muowext huwm-z The SOP xpm rim-m
12m gmw enim mama; alWamh aappcm mmcammuy
pmccd wally cimecxim nppml wax dxx wcd Mmlcr pursuant dick-gated {as and Admmwuauw smmw 0mm Ivy
Uimciive ADM Although the )mtml dutimm: gned Odm, the inanrv found that Ms, M992! made (Jemmizmtinn am:
and xlcxwd Judma! Wmh mbmc. Having the same person
umking bum [he Mum dmummmion and (NA mm: tlmenmmnion
amumy pmrvdum nwmm, agptxal mmy (13 nnm
be. exctciseri Chin Muumstmm 5mm 0mm: thR pram made the
mida] dccia being appealcd Dirccuvc ADM 5450,15; M), 111
mumsmnce. the authomy exercxsed Lei People omen 1d, (mm cmm am} pnm decimunz grunt ind :mdm- nttqmmimg Wum
PART Carti cntmrn
The Cummwummidnic rrm askl LkL mun wnnm
xrti {mm GSA}; chief mm. (2811):! um; noit-camcr it/ma VM involved the department
agencys response any 501A request such invol vcmcm
mum-d, {he ivwoiwmcnl nonvcaxct animals has mm- mum-