White House blocks Trump’s attempt to withhold documents related to Jan 6 attack -NBC

White House blocks Trump’s attempt to withhold documents related to Jan 6 attack -NBC

(Reuters) – The White House has formally blocked an attempt by former U.S. President Donald Trump to withhold documents from Congress related to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, NBC News reported on Friday.

White House Counsel Dana Remus rejected Trump’s attorneys’ attempt to withhold documents requested by the House Select Committee regarding the then-president’s activities on Jan. 6, the report added, citing a letter to the National Archives.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris Reese)

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