The lawyer for alleged deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl plans to use records of communication to gauge how much influence Congress has over the Pentagon.
Eugene R. Fidell, the civilian lawyer representing Bergdahl in his upcoming general court-martial at Fort Bragg, filed a civil lawsuit on Thursday pushing the Department of Defense to expedite action on a request he filed under the federal Freedom of Information Act. Fidell requested documents that show communication between any member, committee or staff member of Congress and the Office of the Secretary of Defense from May 31, 2014, to the date of the response.
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