Jan 6 Committee Probing Capitol Riot Asks SC To Reject Trump’s Request To Shield White House Records


The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is eager to get hands on Donald Trump’s White House documents. So it asked the Supreme Court Thursday to reject the former US President’s lawsuit regarding the records.

In a 44-page court filing, the House committee said that this case is not a difficult one “although the facts are unprecedented.” It was pointed out in the court filing that Trump is still trying to overturn President Joe Biden’s “reasonable determination that the Select Committee is entitled to three tranches of Presidential records responsive to its request.” The panel added that the Supreme Court’s review is “unwarranted,” and the former President’s petition “should be denied.”

In August, the committee asked the National Archives to transfer Trump Administration’s records. But when Biden gave the green signal for the transfer of the documents,…

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