The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol has agreed to defer its request for records from the Trump administration.
A federal judge rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to block the release of documents to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
Donald Trump intends to assert executive privilege in a congressional investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, a move that could prevent the testimony of onetime aides.
WASHINGTON — The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle between President Donald Trump and Congress. The administration’s decision was announced just as the House Judiciary Committee was gaveling in to consider holding […]