The National Archives was set to present to the Congress party hundreds of Trump White House documents on Friday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals has temporarily banned lawmakers from investigating the matter death of January 6 revolt from obtaining documents from Donald Trump’s White House, as the court thinks emergency request from the former president to block their release.
The regulatory hearing, filed Thursday by the U.S. Court of Appeals in the District of Columbia Circuit, aims to give the court time to consider Trump’s opposition to the release of the documents.
The National Archives was scheduled to present Congress with hundreds of pages of documents on Friday, but the appellate court has now ruled in favor of the November 30 case.
The US House of Representatives Committee investigating the United States Capitol wants call logs, Trump speeches and other documents related to January 6th.
The group pushed for the text as part of its efforts to understand what happened in the attack, which a group of Trump supporters have been disbanded the house is forced to hide from legislators who confirm the success of President Joe Biden.
Trump reiterated the unsubstantiated allegations of widespread voter fraud for several weeks after the November 4 election, and was later indicted in the home for “inciting violence” after the riots.
Last month, Biden officials rejection Trump’s attempt to call for a “great opportunity” to ban the documents from the House of Representatives, saying such a move was “not necessary”.
The trumpet then went to court, arguing that as the former president he had the right to access the documents and that their release could undermine leadership in the future.
U.S. Regional Judge Tanya Chutkan on Tuesday dismissed the allegations, saying “Leaders are not kings, and the Opposition is not President”. He also denied Trump’s sudden move Wednesday.
In their letters to the appellate court, Trump’s lawyers wrote that without suspicion, the former President “faces an impossible challenge due to the legal and legal refusal to fully understand the serious disagreements between the former President and the President”.
The November 30 controversy is raging in the presence of three judges nominated by the Democratic President: Patricia Millett and Robert Wilkins, nominated by former President Barack Obama, and Ketanji Brown Jackson, nominated by Biden.
So far, the House of Representatives has interviewed more than 150 people across the state, including the media and the judiciary as part of their investigation.
On Thursday, the White House informed Meadows’ attorney that Biden had removed any chances that would prevent him from joining the committee.
Meadows’ attorney, George Terwilliger, issued a statement in response, saying that his client “remains under the direction of former President Trump to respect the principles that have been in place for so long”.
“Now it seems the courts should resolve the dispute,” Terwilliger said.