Exhibit B

This is a cover letter for the draft letter from Robert McConnell to Senator Jake Garn. It, and the draft, were written by Theodore Olson, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel. It reaffirms the OLC position that the proposed EAA, and the existing ITAR, establish a regulatory scheme that "extends too broadly into an area of protected First Amendment speech."

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