Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Bid To Quash Jan. 6 Committee Subpoenas

Posted on AllSides January 20th, 2022
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The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to quash subpoenas for White House records relating to the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

Trump attempted to invoke executive privilege to stop the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack from accessing a trove of documents relating to Trump’s activities on Jan. 6 and those of his top confidants. The Court’s brief decision was unsigned and Justice Clarence Thomas was the only member to note his dissent.

Wednesday’s decision signals a new phase for the committee’s...

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