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Jan. 6 Committee Defers Request for Trump Records as White House Cites National Security

HeadlineDec 29, 2021

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection has agreed to defer its request for hundreds of Trump administration records. The White House has rejected Trump’s blanket claims of executive privilege, but Biden administration lawyers argue releasing all of the documents could compromise national security and undermine future presidents’ claims of executive privilege.

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