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Mealey's Litigation Procedure - FBI: Kavanagh Investigation File Is Exempt From FOIA Disclosure To BuzzFeed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an Oct. 25 summary judgment motion, the Federal Bureau of investigation told a District of Columbia federal court that it properly withheld certain documents in responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests made by BuzzFeed Inc. that sought the investigative report and other materials related to the 2018 confirmation process of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanagh, arguing that the FOIA's presidential communications privilege exempted the documents from disclosure (Jason Leopold, et al. v. Federal Bureau of Investigation, No. 1:18-cv-02567, D. D.C.).
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