The Washington Post reports:
The Justice Department this week rebuffed a request from the House Oversight Committee for more details about the 15 boxes of White House records that former president Donald Trump improperly removed to Mar-a-Lago, hinting in a letter that an ongoing investigation prevents the department from doing so.
In the letter addressed to Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-N.Y.), and reviewed by The Washington Post, acting assistant attorney general Peter Hyun writes that after the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) referred “concerns about whether such materials had been properly handled” to the Justice Department earlier this year, officials asked the archives not to share information related to the records taken to Trump’s estate in Palm Beach, Fla.
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Scooplet: DOJ this week rebuffed a request from House Oversight for more details about the 15 boxes of WH records that Trump improperly removed to Mar-a-Lago, hinting in a letter that an ongoing investigation prevents the dept from doing so. W @mattzap: https://t.co/Pjyq61a7WX
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