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The legal team for former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to block the release of certain records to the House of Representatives’ Jan. 6 committee.
“The congressional request is untethered from any valid legislative purpose and exceeds the authority of Congress under the Constitution and the Presidential Records Act.,” Trump’s attorneys wrote in a petition.
A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia earlier this month denied Trump’s request to block the records, citing a “unique legislative need.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.