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In accordance with the attached Definitions and Instructions, you, James Richard “Rick” Perry, in your capacity as Secretary of Energy, are hereby required to produce, for the time period from February 1, 2019, to the present, all documents and communications referring or relating to:

  1.   President Trump’s April 21, 2019, and July 25, 2019, telephone conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, including but not limited to:
    1. All recordings, transcripts, notes (including electronic and hand-written notes), summaries, and draft versions of the official “Memorandum of Telephone Conversation”;
    2. All preparatory memoranda and materials including the full presidential call package and any addenda;
    3. The identity of all individuals who listened to, participated in, assisted in preparation for, transcribed, took notes during, reviewed the call record or transcript, or received information about the April 21, 2019, and July 25, 2019, telephone conversations;
    4. All memoranda, briefing materials, summaries, and other documents received by you or officials in the Department of Energy (DOE) referring or relating to the July 25, 2019, call;
  2.   Communications between or among current or former officials of any of the following entities referring or relating in any way to the April 21, 2019, or July 25, 2019, telephone conversations:
    1. The White House, including the Office of the Vice President (OVP), the White House Counsel’s Office, the National Security Council (NSC), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), or the White House Situation Room;
    2. The Department of Justice (DOJ);
    3. The Department of State (DOS);
    4. The Department of Defense (DOD);
    5. The Department of Energy (DOE); and
    6. Agencies in the Intelligence Community (IC);
  3.   Any of the following actual or potential meetings or contacts:
    1. All telephone calls, meetings, visits, or other communication involving President Trump and President Zelensky, including but not limited to requests, suggestions, proposals, or other communications;
    2. President Zelensky’s inauguration on May 20, 2019, in Kyiv, Ukraine, including but not limited to President Trump’s decision not to attend or send Vice President Mike Pence to lead the U.S. delegation, and instead to send you;
    3. A meeting on or about May 21, 2019, in Kyiv, Ukraine including you, former Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations Ambassador Kurt Volker, and Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, as well as Ukrainian officials and representatives of the Ukrainian energy sector;
    4. A meeting at the White House on or about May 23, 2019, involving you, President Trump, Ambassador Kurt Volker, Ambassador Gordon Sondland, and others, including a discussion relating to Ukraine and/or Rudolph (“Rudy”) W. Giuliani;
    5. A meeting on or about July 10, 2019, at the White House between Ukrainian officials Andriy Yermak and Oleksander Danylyuk and U.S. government officials, including you, former National Security Advisor John Bolton, Ambassador Kurt Volker, and Ambassador Gordon Sondland, as well as the proposed or actual participation of Vice President Mike Pence and/or President Trump in the meeting;
    6. A potential meeting between President Trump and President Zelensky in Warsaw, Poland on or about September 1, 2019, including President Trump’s decision to cancel his attendance;
    7. All meetings and communications between U.S. officials, including but not limited to you, Vice President Mike Pence, or Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, and President Zelensky or other Ukrainian government officials in Warsaw, Poland on or around September 1, 2019;
    8. Secretary Pompeo’s September 17, 2019, call with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystayko;
    9. Vice President Pence’s September 18, 2019, call with President Zelensky; and
    10. All meetings between President Trump and President Zelensky during the United Nations General Assembly on or about September 25, 2019, including but not limited to any discussion of their July 25, 2019, phone call, as well as any preparatory memoranda and materials generated for the meeting; any notes, readouts, summaries of the same; and any follow-up directives and guidance formally or informally issued to NSC staff, as well as relevant departments and agencies, either formally or informally;
  4.   Efforts by any current or former member of the Trump Administration or Rudy Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, and Semyon (“Sam”) Kislin, Joseph diGenova, Victoria Toensing, Vitaly Pruss, or any of their associates, to induce, compel, petition, press, solicit, request, or suggest that current or former Ukrainian government officials, politicians, or other persons or entities associated with or acting in any capacity as a representative, agent, or proxy for any such individuals, investigate matters related to Burisma Holdings Ltd., Paul Manafort, Hunter Biden, Joseph Biden, the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Ambassador Marie “Masha” Yovanovitch, and/or any U.S. persons or entities;
  5.   Naftogaz, including all proposed or actual changes to the company’s Board of Directors, potential or actual proposals for business or new contracts involving Naftogaz, and communications referencing or related to the company from, to, or referencing Rudy Giuliani, Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas, Sam Kislin, Harry Sargeant III, Amos Hochstein, Robert Bensh, Michael Bleyzer, Haley Baumgardner, 45 Energy Group, Andriy Kobolyev, Andrew Favorov, Dale W. Perry, Joseph diGenova, Victoria Toensing, and/or Vitaly Pruss;
  6.   Proposed or actual transactions, investments, or projects relating to liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Ukraine;
  7.   The actual or potential withholding, freezing, reviewing, delaying, deferring, directing, impounding, or releasing of foreign assistance of any kind, including security assistance, to Ukraine for fiscal year 2019, including communications among or between individuals in the White House, OMB, OVP, DOD, DOS, DOE, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ODNI, or agencies in the IC;
  8.   Interagency meetings related to foreign assistance of any kind, including security assistance, to Ukraine, including documents sufficient to show the identities of all officials who attended interagency meetings on July 18, 2019, July 23, 2019, July 26, 2019, and/or July 31, 2019, among others;
  9.   The decision announced on or about September 11, 2019, to provide appropriated foreign aid to Ukraine for fiscal year 2019, including any notes, memoranda, documentation or correspondence related to the decision; and
  10. All meetings or discussions with Rudy Giuliani referring or relating to Ukraine.