Friday, February 11, 2011

Holder's Justice Department stonewalling FOIA requests

February 11, 2011
Thomas Lifson

Add another outrage to Eric Holder's tenure as Attorney General. J. Christian Adams reveals that there is a pattern of stonewalling Freedom of Information Act requests from conservatives, while expediting those from liberals. From Pajamas Media:

Eric Holder's Justice Department has even politicized compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. According to documents I have obtained, FOIA requests from liberals or politically connected civil rights groups are often given same day turn-around by the DOJ. But requests from conservatives or Republicans face long delays, if they are fulfilled at all.  Read More