The Washington Post reports:
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked the imminent release of records of former president Donald Trump’s White House calls and activities related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack after a lower court found that President Biden can waive his predecessor’s claim to executive privilege.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted an emergency injunction while it considers Trump’s request to hold off any release pending appeal, and fast-tracked oral arguments for a hearing Nov. 30.
The order came after U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of Washington on Tuesday cleared the way for handover of documents to a House investigative committee, ruling that an ex-president’s claim to a residual right to withhold records from Congress after leaving office does not continue in perpetuity.
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BREAKING U.S. appeals court temporarily blocks imminent release of Trump White House records to House Jan. 6 committee, while Trump continues to fight to keep records secret from a congressional committee investigating the attack on the Capitol. https://t.co/26mOaTncvV
— Spencer Hsu (@hsu_spencer) November 11, 2021