WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is not asserting executive privilege over a tranche of documents sought by a House committee’s investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.
This leads to a confrontation with Donald Trump, the former president. Trump has promised to stop records from his White House time from being handed over to investigators.
It requests anything from Twitter messages to visitor logs. NBC NewsReports. It also includes communications regarding former Vice President Mike Pence’s actions during the rebellion.
In a letter to the Archivist of the United States, White House counsel Dana Remus writes that Biden has determined that invoking executive privilege “is not in the best interests of the United States.”
The Associated Press received a copy Friday of the letter, which was first reported on by NBC News.