Trump Tries To Block Jan. 6 Subpoena In Court

November 30, 2021
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 6: An image of President Donald Trump appears on video screens before his speech to supporters from the Ellipse at the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, as the Congress pre... UNITED STATES - JANUARY 6: An image of President Donald Trump appears on video screens before his speech to supporters from the Ellipse at the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, as the Congress prepares to certify the electoral college votes. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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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.

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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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.

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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