Trump Loses Another Riot Docs Executive Privilege Plea

Bloomberg News reports:

The White House once again said it wouldn’t support former President Donald Trump’s assertion of executive privilege over a tranche of records related to the Jan. 6 insurrection, and ordered the National Archives to turn over documents to congressional investigators within 30 days.

President Joe Biden concluded that Trump’s efforts to shield the documents was “not in the best interests of the United States,” White House counsel Dana Remus said in an Oct. 8 letter to the National Archives. “Accordingly, President Biden does not uphold the former president’s assertion of privilege.”

The letter is the second from the White House ordering the release of documents from the Trump White House, after the former president wrote asking that they be shielded.

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