Trump Tries To Block Jan. 6 Subpoena In Court

November 30, 2021

Former President Trump is asking a D.C. federal judge to block a subpoena from the House Jan. 6 Committee for records relating to Jan. 6 and the Big Lie created during his administration.

U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan for the District of Columbia is hearing arguments in the case.

Trump is trying to toss a subpoena that, if the National Archives complies, would give the House 700 pages of notes from his senior White House advisers, schedules relating to Jan. 6, and call records.

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If he prevails, the case could bring a dramatic end to some of the main avenues of accountability for former presidents.

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