December 2, 2020

A RATHER ODD SECRET SERVICE RESPONSE to a Freedom of Information Act request regarding Hunter Biden’s gun. “In other words, this is either grossly incompetent — which ought to concern everyone considering what this agency is responsible for — or it’s a deliberate stalling tactic, meaning it has been directed.”

In my experience, a non-response response is a typical opening gambit when an agency doesn’t want to provide the requested information. The next response will probably be a broad claim of exemption, citing a laundry list that simply replicates the FOIA exemptions second, rather than the required “Vaughn index” identifying what documents exist and why they specifically are exempt.

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