‘No basis’: Appeals court smacks down Trump's attempt to shield records from the Jan. 6 committee

‘No basis’: Appeals court smacks down Trump's attempt to shield records from the Jan. 6 committee
(Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

President Donald J. Trump meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a one on one meeting Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Winfield House in London.

The D.C. Court of Appeals has just declined Donald Trump’s request to shield documents from his time in the White House from the bipartisan House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack.

MSNBC’s Pete Williams reports the court said the former president had provide “no basis” for his request, and added that the court specifically stated the current President, Joe Biden, had dutifully considered Trump’s request and was warranted to decline it.


The D.C Appeals Court has placed a two-week stay on its ruling to give Trump time to elevate the case.

READ: CNN airs brutal supercut exposing Fox News's glaring hypocrisy after Christmas Tree attack

Trump is expected to take the case to the Supreme Court.

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