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Trump indicates he will try to assert executive privilege to prevent House investigators from getting information

Posted on AllSides October 7th, 2021
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Former President Donald Trump indicated on Thursday that he will try to assert executive privilege to prevent a House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol from getting information from certain witnesses.

A source familiar with the former President's legal strategy confirms to CNN that an attorney for Trump sent letters to some of the subpoena targets, informing them of his plan to defend executive privilege. The letters were first reported by Politico.

"Executive privilege will be defended, not just on behalf of President Trump and his administration, but...

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