DOJ Blocks Disclosure Of Plan To Combat ‘Obstacles’ To ‘Free And Fair Elections’

DOJ Blocks Disclosure Of Plan To Combat ‘Obstacles’ To ‘Free And Fair Elections’


The Department of Justice (DOJ) is claiming a 15-page plan to promote voting access and other election-related initiatives cannot be released to the public because of “presidential communications privileges.”

The DOJ’s Civil Rights Division last week denied a government watchdog’s request to release the department’s “Strategic Plan” on “Promoting Access to Voting.” The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) submitted a public records request, known as a FOIA, for the document last year after President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing every federal department to draft a plan to promote voter registration and participation as well as combat election misinformation.

The FGA followed up its FOIA request with a lawsuit on April 20th after months of silence from the DOJ, according to The Washington Examiner. A district

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