Republican National Committee Sends Freedom of Information Act Request on the Withholding of Clinton Documents

Submitted by LDieringer on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 2:22am

Today the Republican National Committee sent a request under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the National Archives and Records Administration in order to find out who was responsible for improperly withholding documents at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library for over a year. The lawful withholding period of the documents expired in January 2013, but no documents were released until February 2014. Many documents have yet to be released. As such, the RNC is requesting copies of any correspondence related to the review, consideration, or withholding of documents.

This week the Clinton Library announced that the next release of documents will be delayed, making it even more important to keep a watchful eye on their actions and for any political pressure that’s affecting their behavior.

“The Clintons have a history of trying to keep their past secret from the American people. Americans deserve to know who was responsible for keeping on lockdown documents that should have been released over a year ago,” said RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. Continue>>>