Supreme Court Denies Trump Bid to Conceal Records From Jan. 6 Panel

1/20/2022 5:09:00 AM

One watchdog group said the U.S. Supreme Court's denial of former President Donald Trump's attempt to conceal records from the House panel investigating Jan. 6 is 'a huge win for transparency.'

One watchdog group said the U.S. Supreme Court's denial of former President Donald Trump's attempt to conceal records from the House panel investigating Jan. 6 is 'a huge win for transparency.'

One watchdog group said the U.S. Supreme Court's denial of former President Donald Trump's attempt to conceal records from the House panel investigating Jan. 6 is 'a huge win for transparency.'

:The documents include activity logs, schedules, speech notes, and three pages of handwritten notes from then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows—paperwork that could reveal goings-on inside the West Wing as Trump supporters gathered in Washington and then overran the Capitol, disrupting the certification of the 2020 vote.

Trump is also seeking to keep secret a draft proclamation honoring two police officers who died in the siege and memos and other documents about supposed election fraud and efforts to overturn Trump's loss of the presidency, the National Archives has said in court documents.

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Supreme Court won't block release of Trump documents to Jan 6 committeeBREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court rejects former President Trump’s effort to stop the National Archives from giving the Jan. 6 committee hundreds of pages of documents from his time in the White House. Getting close to the truth!!!! Trump actually believed he bought THEIR votes. ' Look, I can get you everything, yeah, all you have to do is hide this for me, do this then you get the cash!!' It didn't work!! By Jan next year. Committee will be disbanded by the Republican held Congress.

Supreme Court refuses to block House Jan. 6 panel from receiving Trump documentsTrump was fighting the release of the documents by arguing the records should remain confidential so that presidents receive candid advice from aides. lock him up Lock up Trump! As yourself, if I were in this situation, would I, under the Law of the land, must turn over documents. Then ask yourself, “why should Anyone be excluded?” TheLaw TheBigLie WhyNot SeeTheFcaes TheEntitled

Supreme Court paves way for Trump White House document review by Jan. 6 committeeThe Supreme Court has denied President Donald Trump's request for a stay of a lower court mandate. TICK TOCK, MOTHERF**KER How long until Trump releases a downplayed version of what the committee and the public is about to learn?

Supreme Court Allows Government to Send Trump Docs to Jan. 6 PanelThe Jan. 6 Committee will now be able to examine internal memos, calendars, and communication logs detailing to what extent—if any—Trump and his advisers were involved in fomenting a riot that briefly interrupted the peaceful transfer of power. IT’S ON FILE

Supreme Court allows Jan. 6 committee to get Trump documentsBREAKING In a rebuff to former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court is allowing the release of presidential documents sought by the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

CNN : The documents include activity logs, schedules, speech notes, and three pages of handwritten notes from then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows—paperwork that could reveal goings-on inside the West Wing as Trump supporters gathered in Washington and then overran the Capitol, disrupting the certification of the 2020 vote.By.declined to back up that assertion.for contempt and urged the Justice Department to charge him criminally.

Trump is also seeking to keep secret a draft proclamation honoring two police officers who died in the siege and memos and other documents about supposed election fraud and efforts to overturn Trump's loss of the presidency, the National Archives has said in court documents. The House committee wants the records to better understand Trump's role in the January 6 attack. The former president's"Big Lie" about the 2020 election, including at a rally just before a mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol, led to Trump's historic second impeachment.S. The panel had warned the high court that granting Trump's request"would cause irreparable harm to the select committee by denying it the records it urgently needs to inform its ongoing investigation, including upcoming interviews of scores of witnesses." While Trump tried to use executive privilege to prevent the documents from reaching the panel, President Joe Biden declined to invoke the same doctrine, concluding that doing so"is not in the best interests of the United States. Though the focus was on Jan.

" Justice Brett Kavanaugh concurred with the majority opinion on Wednesday but also made clear that he disagrees with a federal appeals court's suggestion that a former president may not invoke privilege for communications during their tenure if the current president does not support the claim—though the Trump appointee added that allowing ex-leaders to use the power does not mean that it"is absolute or cannot be overcome. As long as the committee cites at least one legislative purpose for the documents, that is enough to justify the request, the appeals court said, even though individual members have suggested they may have partisan political motives in seeking it." Our work is licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). Feel free to republish and share widely. That concern is misguided, the committee said, because the conduct under investigation goes far beyond the typical deliberations concerning a president's official duties. . 8.