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JW v DOJ HRC emails 02046 Kendall Letters

JW v DOJ HRC emails 02046 Kendall Letters

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LAW OFFICES
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, 20005-5901
!):VII) KENDALi.
(202) 4l4-5145
E,Di:IOA.11,.D BENNrTT WIU.11.MS (ll:c>20 ID8d)
PAUL R.. CON).IOU.Y (1$>22 1978)
(202) 434-5000
dk, ndall@wc.eon,
FAX (202) 434-5029
June 24, 2015 ELECTRONIC MAIL
b7C
Office Inspector General
U.S. Department State
b7C
Dear!a..._ _.... write personal COW1Sel form.er Secretary Clinton response your June
e-mail request for additional details regarding our preservation efforts related Seaetary
Clintons work-related e-mail from her tenure Secretary State. note the outset that the Department State possession all Secretary
Clintons work-related and potentially work-related e-mails. Specifically, response October 2014 letter request from the Department State, Secretary Clintons counsel
identified all work-related potentially work-related e-mail her possession., custody, control. total, 30,490 e-mails, all which were from her
@clintonemail.com account, were identified and provided hard copy the Department State December 2014. her personal counsel, continue retain preservation
copy the .pst file containing the electronic copies those e-mails, thumb drive
that stored secured safe the offices Williams Connolly LLP, 725 12th Street NW, Washington 20005. The only two persons authorized access that
thumb drive are and law partner, Katherine Turner. addition, have taken steps retain the server equipment that hosted
Secretary Clintons @clintonemail.com account during her tenure Secretary State,
even though that equipment longer active and, believe, longer contains any
data from Secretary ClintQn @clintonemaiJ.com account. The equipment the
custody Platte River Networlcs and maintained secure data center. response preservation notices related Secretary Clintons e-mail received that have received
HRC-353
b7C
June 24, 2015
from certain entities, have confirmed Platte River Networkss receipt such notices
well.
Cc: per ODNI per ODNI FBI
b7C per ODNI, FBI
HRC-354 ...... ...............---- ... ----- ... ...... ... ... ..............
LAW OFFICES
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, 20005-5901
EDWARD BENNETT ,s,ruJA.MS UV.20-lDS)
DAVlD KENDALL
PAUL 111.. CONNOl.1.Y U922 l979)
(202) 434-5000
(.202) 434-5145
dki.-ndall@,1,c.com
FAX (202) 434-5029
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June 24, 2015 ELECTRONIC MAIL
IOffice Inspector General
b7C
U.S. Department State
b7C write personal counsel fonner Secretary Clinton response your June
e-mail request for additional.details regarding our preservation efforts related Secretary
Clintons work-related e-mail from her tenure Secretary State. note the outset that the Department State possession all Secretary
Clintons work-related and potentially work-related e-mails. Specifically, response October 2014 letter request from the Department State, Secretary Clintons counsel
identified all work-related potentially work-related e-mail her possession, custody, control. total, 30,490 e-mails, all which were from her
@clintonemail.com account, were identified and provided hard copy the Department State _December 2014. her personal counsel, continue retain preservation
copy the .pst file containing the electronic copies those e-mails, thumb drive
that stored secured safe the offices Williams Connolly LLP, 725 12th
Street NW, Washington 20005. The only two persons authorized access that
thumb drive are and law partner, Katherine Turner. addition, have taken steps retain the server equipment that hosted
Secretary Clintons @clintonemail.com account during her tenure Secretary State,
even though that equipment longer active and, believe, longer contains any
data from Secretary Clintons @clintonemail.com account. The equipment the
custody Platte River Networks and maintained secure data center. response preservation notices related Secretary Clintons e-mail received that have received
HRC-360
b7C
June 24, 2015
from certain entities, have confirmed Platte River Networkss receipt such notices
well.
Cc: per ODNI per ODNI, FBI
b7C per ODNI, FBI
HRC-361
ALL INIDRiUllIml COMT.U:t:TED
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LAW OFFICES
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STR~ET, N.W.
DAVIDE. KENDALL
(202) 434- 5145
dltendall@wc.com
WASHINGTON, 20005-5901
EDWAR.C BENNETT Wtt..LIAMS (lf>2Q 1988)
PAUL R.. CONNOLLY (1932 !978)
(202) 434-5000
FAX (202) 434-5029
August I0, National Security D1v1sion
b7C
Department Justice
Washington, 20530
Dea._!_ __.
b7C
Thank you for your letter, dated August 2015, and sent email slightly after 6:00
that date, regarding our voluntarily providing the FBI cet1ain server and related equipment, presently
the custody Platte River Networks, which emails from fom,er Secretary Clintons
@clintonemail.com account were stored from 2009 2013. voluntarily providing this server and related equipment the FBI, we, course, are doing
solely with regard former Secretary Clintons@clintonemail.com account and not any other
accounts not utilized former Secretary Clinton which might one time have been hosted this
server equipment. While believe, have told the Benghazi Select Committee, that, based
technologists advice me, there are email accounts related data currently residing this server
equipment, out abundance caution, wanted emphasize that the only authority have relates the fomier Secretarys account. Please advise the FBIs review discovers any other account
data, including other email accou data, that may take remedial steps immediately. n;l:_
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b7C
HRC-556
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LAW OFFICES
WILLIAMS CONNOllY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET,
DAVID KENDALL WASHINGTON, 20005-5901
(202) 434-5145
(202) 434-5000
dkendallOwc.com
1Allt) B!!NNl!TT WIU.IAM.5 (1920-1988)
PAUL CO-OU.Y (l922 1D7a)
FAX (202) 434-5029
October 2015 EMAIL AND FIRST CLASS MAIL
b7C
United States Department Justice
National Security Division
600 Street,
Washington, 20530
Dear!_
b7C
Pursuant our recent conversations, this letter provides the Department
Justice with con.sent search former Secretary Clintons files the current Platte River
server for the period.January 21, 2009 February 2013 for evidence relevant your
security inquiry. request and anticipate that the conclusion your inquiry you will return the former Secretarys non-federal record, personal e-mails.
David Kendall
DEK/bb
HRC-736
LAW OFACES
WILLIAMS
CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, 20005-5901
DAVID KENDALL
(202) 434-5145
EDWJlllD IIIINNETT WJLUJMS 11920-1989)
PAI.IL I.. CONNOLLY UD22 1D78l
(202) 434-5000
dkendall@wc.com
FAX (202) 434-5029
October 14, 2015 EMAIL AND FIRST CLASS MAIL
United States Department Justice
National Security Division
600 Street,
Washington, 20530
Dea~----
b7C
b7C have made good-faith effort identify equipment devices that might
contain might have contained emails from the time period January 21, 2009
February 2013 (the urelevant time period) from any@clintonemail.com domain
account assigned former Secretary Clinton. Based information have access to, can report the following. have identified two Blackberry devices and one iPad that believe the
former Secretary may have used during the relevant time period. connection with your request, also note that understand that 2008
and early 2009, Apple computer stored the Clinton Chappaqua home was used email server. have been unable determine whether that Apple computer ever
functioned server for the@clintonemail.com domain account early 2009, prior
the March 2009 installation the Dell server that provided the Department
Justice August 2015. Based upon our best infonnation, not believe that did,
but cannot rule out that possibility. believe that the Apple computer was repurposed
after the installation the Dell server March 2009, serve personal computer for
household staff. The Apple computer was replaced 2014 iMac, which its thenexisting data was transferred. Thereafter, the hard drive the Apple computer was
discarded. The iMac currently daily use household staff, including aides
HRC-752
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
b7C
October 14, 2015
President Clinton, and also used primarily store personal family files. have
conducted review the names and types files user-visible folders the iMac and
have found emails from the relevant time period belonging the former Secretary. the event that become aware any other equipment devices that
contain contained any emails from the relevant time period from any
@clintonemail.com domain account assigned fonner Secretary Clinton, will inform
you.
David Kendall
DEK/bb
HRC-753
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LAW OFFICES
WIWAMS CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, 20005-590! 1D KENDALL
(202) 434-5145
dkendall@wc.com
1:JWAa.D BENNETT WIU.JAM.5 0920-1968>
PAUL CONJt.lCJU.Y 0923-1978)
(202) 434-5000
FAX (202) 434-5029
December 2015
BYE-MAIL
b7C
U.S. Department ofJustice
National Security Division
905 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, 20530
Demi.___....,
b7C memorialized our prior correspondence, former Secretary Clinton has provided
consent search certain her files for evidence relevant your security inquiry. That consent
applies her files dated January 21, 2009 February 2013 and located specified devices,
server equipment, and backup files that have been provided the Department Justice for this
purpose.
This letter will confirm that the consent search her files for evidence related your
security inquiry applies files those specified devices, server equipment, and backup files
that are dated January 21, 2009 February 2013 and were sent received from the
hrl 5@mycingular.blackberry.net hrl 5@att.blackberry.net accounts. confirming this
consent, note that applies solely the above-described files Secretary Clinton, and not the files any other individuals. connection with this confirmation consent search for evidence related your
security inquiry with respect these two accounts, incorporate reference October
2015 letter, which provides list individuals and entities with whom Secretary Clinton may
have communicated privileged context, and October 16, 2015 e-mail, which
supplemented that list. request and anticipate that the conclusion your inquiry you will return
Secretary Clintons non-federal record e-mails.
,-zS
HRC-781
b7E
LAW OFFICES
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
725 TWELFTH STREET, N.W.
DAVIDE. KENDALL
(202) 434-5145
dkenda11@wc.com
WASHINGTON, 20005,5901
2DWl KNNIITT WILUIMS CI0.10 101101
PIUL .._ CON ... OLLY CIU:t8 1070I
(202) 434-5000
FAX (202) 434-5029
June 15, 2015 HAND
Mr. Patrick Kennedy
Under Secretary State for Management
United States Department State
220 Street
Washington, 20520-6421
Dear Mr. Kennedy:
Thank you for your letter dated May 22, 2015, referencing e-mail which
former Secretal) Clinton produced the State Department December 2014 (e-mail
fonvarded Jacob Sullivan Secretary Clinton November 18, 2012, 8:44
(Subject: Fw: FYl-Report arrests-possible Benghazi connection)). You note that this
e-mail, while previously unclassified, was f!!Cently classified Secret.., pursuant
Section l.7(d) Executive Order 13526. following Freedom oflnformation Act review the State Department.
This will confirm receipt your letter and that, pursuant your request, have located all non-electronic copies this document our posrssion and p)ac~
them sealed brown envelope, addressed Deputy Legal Adviser
envelope was picked State Depanment representative May 28, 2015.
b7C
This will also confinn that. pursuant your request, will copy onto
disc the electronic .version the e-mails previously produced hard copy the
Department December 2014. will arrange for delivery this disc the
Department requested your letter.
This will also con firm that, pursuant your request, have deleted all
electronic copies ibis document, with the following exception. have received
document preservation requests pertaining the 55,000 pages e-mails from the House Representatives Select Committee Benghazi, the Inspector General the State
Department, and the Inspector General the Intelligence Community (DNI). have
responded each preservation request confinning the requester that would take
HRC-2670
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY LLP
Mr. Patrick Kennedy
June 15,2015
Department, and the Inspector General the Intelligence Community (DNI). have
responded each preservation request confinning the requestor that would take
reasonable steps preserve these 55,000 pages former Secretary Clintons e-mails
their present electronic form. therefore not believe would prudent delete,
you request, the above-referenced e-mail from the master copies the PST file that
arc preserving.
Once the document preservation requests referenced above expire, will
proceed make the requested deletions. This present arrangement would cover the single
document recently classified Secret. Should there further reclassifications during the
Departments FOIA review fonner Secretary Clintons e-mails, also would cover any
such additional documents. would grateful for the return the 1246 e-mails which the
Department, consultation with the National Archives and Records Administration, has
determined not federal records, referenced the May 2015 letter from
NARAs Paul Wester Ms. Margaret Grafeld, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global
~nformation Services the Department.
DEK/bb
-171
Lit:~~
David Kendall
HRC-2671
WILLIAMS CONNOLLY
Mr. Patrick Kennedy
June 15, 2015
Department, and the Inspector General the Intelligence Community (DNI). have
responded each preservation request con finning the requestor that would take
reasonable steps preserve these 55,000 pages former Secretary Clintons e-mails
their present electronic fonn. thcrefoi not believe would prudent delete,
you request, the above-referenced e-mail from the master copies the PST file that
are preserving.
Once the document preservation requests referenced above expire, will
proceed make the requested deletions. llds present arrangement would cover the single
document recently classified Secret. Should there further reclassifications during the
Departments FOIA review former Secretary Clintons e-mails, also would cover any
such additional documents. would gratefi.11 for the return the 1246 e-mails which the
Depanment, consultation with the National Archives and Records Administration, has
determined not federal records, referenced the May 2015 Jetter from
NARAs Paul We~ter Ms. Margaret Grafeld, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global
~nformation Services the Department.
1:Jj
Llt-
David Kendall DEK/bb
HRC-2672