'Denied': Supreme Court smacks down Trump’s attempt to block Jan. 6 committee

'Denied': Supreme Court smacks down Trump’s attempt to block Jan. 6 committee
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump participate in a meet and greet with Supreme Court Justices Thursday, November 8, 2018, at the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
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The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday rejected Donald Trump’s request to block the National Archives from releasing to the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack White House records from the former President’s administration. The Committee, which has already received some records, will be able to continue its investigation – except for those records Trump reportedly for years tore up and/or flushed down White House toilets.

The Court once and for all rejected Trump’s claim invoking “executive privilege,” as Reuters reports, a claim he has no legal authority to invoke as he is not the current president.

President Joe Biden has repeatedly rejected Trump’s claim as well, not only authorizing the National Archives but urging them to act quickly to release Trump White House records.

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