The Justice Department has sent more than 144,000 pages of documents related to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s service at the agency to the Senate Judiciary Committee. This follows a letter from Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein asking for materials from Gorsuch’s tenure, but it is unclear as yet the extent to which the documents comprise all of Gorsuch’s records or just a fraction of them.
Last month Fix the Court filed suit in federal court against the Justice Department for not responding to the organization’s December 2016 Freedom of Information Act request for Gorsuch documents. DOJ has not yet responded to our suit.
The two letters announcing DOJ’s actions are below: