Appeals Court Troubled Over Official’s Private Email Account

The Associated Press reports on CEI's appeal of the courts decision regarding their FOIA request. 

Three judges heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit brought by a conservative think tank seeking emails of John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

A federal judge ruled that Holdren's office did not have to comply with a document request from the Competitive Enterprise Institute because the agency had no control over the private email account.

But two judges on the appeals panel in Washington, D.C., seemed troubled by the lower court ruling. Judge Harry Edwards said the government's position "makes no sense."

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