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HD America rejects Trump’s request to stop the documents

The battle is mainly about reviewing the former president’s responsibility for the events of January 6, when Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington, while politicians in the Senate and House of Representatives will confirm the results of the 2020 presidential election.

The congressional committee — chaired by Democrat Bernie Thompson and Republican Liz Cheney — has asked to see notes from Trump’s former employees, notes to the White House press secretary and draft speeches given by Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House in January. 6.

Liz Cheney.

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The committee demanded Documents to be released from the National Archives, a federal authority that maintains state records.

But Donald Trump and his lawyers insisted that the documents be kept confidential in reference to the so-called “executive privilege”, which is the legal protection of the presidency.

Lawyers say no.

The Supreme Court’s decision means that documents can be disclosed, even if the case is still pending in lower courts.

“It’s a major setback for former President Trump in his efforts to prevent the National Archives from turning over documents to the Jan. 6 commission,” legal expert Steve Vladeck told CNN.

Justice Clarence Thomas opposed the decision in the Supreme Court.

Justice Clarence Thomas opposed the decision in the Supreme Court.

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only one of The nine members of the Supreme Court, conservative Justice Clarence Thomas, publicly opposed the decision.

However, Brett Kavanaugh – who was one of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominations – emphasized in a special statement that there may be occasions when a former president might signal confidentiality.

President Joe Biden decided to turn over the documents to a congressional committee. The appeals court ruled that Trump had no reason to oppose the decision.

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