President Biden has determined that he does not plan to assert executive privilege to shield Trump-era documents sought by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday.
“We take this matter incredibly seriously. The president has already concluded that it would not be appropriate to assert executive privilege and so we will respond promptly to these questions as they arise and certainly as they come up from Congress,” Psaki told reporters during a press briefing Friday afternoon.
“We have been working closely with congressional committees and others as they work to get to the bottom of what happened on Jan. 6, an incredibly dark day in our democracy,” she said.
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NEW: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says Pres. Biden will not invoke executive privilege to block the release of former Pres. Trump’s White House records to the Jan. 6th select committee. pic.twitter.com/L9HX2BXGnt
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