Court Ruling in Favor to Recover White House Emails

The U.S. District Judge ruled that the National Security Archive can move to force the White House to recover millions of Bush administration e-mails lost or destroyed between 2003 and 2005. The effort is to recover the lost electronic correspondence before the January presidential transition.

… the Court ruled that the Federal Records Act permits a private plaintiff to bring suit to require the head of the EOP or the Archivist of the United States to notify Congress or ask the Attorney General to initiate action to recover destroyed or missing e-mail records…

A chronology of the litigation is available here.

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