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May 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citizens United has filed a new Freedom of Information Act
(FOIA) request with the Department of State. A summary of the request can be found
below:

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the


following information: All emails, letters, and/or memos sent to or from or drafted
by the following Department of State employees: Antony Blinken, Secretary of
State; Suzy George, Chief of Staff; Kamala Lakhdhir, Executive Secretary;
Howard Van Vranken, Executive Director and Deputy Executive Secretary,
Executive Secretariat; Tressa Finerty, Deputy Executive Secretary, Executive
Secretariat; Marc Shaw, Deputy Executive Secretary, Executive Secretariat;
Stephanie Syptak-Ramnath, Deputy Executive Secretary, Executive Secretariat;
Richard Visek, Acting Legal Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser; Derek Chollet,
Counselor; Marc Ostfield, Ombudsman; Asel Roberts, Acting Chief of Protocol;
Ned Price, Department Spokesperson; Jalina Porter, Principal Deputy
Spokesperson; John Ice, Deputy Spokesperson; and/or Carol Z. Perez, Acting
Under Secretary of State for Management including the following terms:
WestExec; WestExec Advisors, LLC; WestExec Ventures, LLC; WestExec
Capital Partners, LLC; WestExec Investments, LLC; Pine Island Capital Partners,
LP; Recusal; Recuse; Certificate of Divestiture; Financial interest; Predictably
affected; and/or Certification of Ethics Agreement Compliance.

The time period for the request covers 1/20/21 to 5/6/21.

The Department of State has received the request.

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