10/18, 10:49 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trump sues WH over January 6 probe

Former United States President Donald Trump sued the White House and the National Archives on Monday in order to stop the committee investigating the January 6 riots from obtaining records from his tenure.

The lawsuit claims that the committee is harassing him and members of his administration with "an illegal, unfounded, and overbroad records request to the Archivist of the United States."

Additionally, Trump accused the sitting president Joe Biden of a "political ploy to accommodate his partisan allies" by refusing to assert executive privilege over the documents. The filing argued the It also alleges the Presidential Records Act is unconstitutional and gives Biden "unfettered discretion" to waive Trump's privilege "mere months following an administration change."

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