In leftover news from yesterday, Christopher-Earl: Strunk filed a handwritten note on a printed email with the Circuit Court of Appeals in DC, withdrawing his appeal in his FOIA lawsuit. He cites financial limitations. Strunk also faces an unknown amount of sanctions from previous lawsuits in New York. He says the the government has probably destroyed all the documents he wants anyway. The Court dismissed the appeal following his request.
In the case of Grinols v. Electoral College, Orly Taitz’ attempt to rewrite the 2012 election in California, the US Government moved last Friday to dismiss the complaint as to the Federal Defendants (the California State defendants previously filed a motion to dismiss). The US Attorney notes that while named in the lawsuit, President Obama does not appear to have been served with the complaint, and as such is not a party to the lawsuit.
Read the Government’s brief: