(Washington) Former US President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to block the transfer of documents to a parliamentary committee highlighting his role in the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill by his supporters.
Millionaire Republican lawyers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a decision made in early December by a federal appeals court that rejected an attempt to keep White House records secret.
That Court of Appeal transferred hundreds of pages of documents on December 9 to a parliamentary committee investigating the attack on the US Congress, which shocked the United States and the world. However, she had fourteen days left to appeal to the Supreme Court, so the former president did it in extremism.
Donald Trump, centered in his camp, has not ruled out running in the 2024 presidential election and wants to keep these archives secret. A parliamentary commission in the hands of Democrats.
This “special committee” of the House of Representatives was set up to assess the participation of thousands of supporters of Donald Trump and his entourage in the attack on the Congress seat. His Democratic opponent in the presidential election is Joe Biden.
The former president, who denies any responsibility for the attack, condemns “a political game” and refuses to cooperate. He took legal action in the name of the exclusivity of the executive branch to keep his communications secret, even after summonses issued by Congress and “after the completion of his decree”.
Anniversary Press Conference
Donald Trump announced this week that he would hold a press conference from his stronghold of Mar-a-Lago, Fla, on January 6 to mark the anniversary of the repeated – unqualified – attack that the November 2020 election was stolen from him. .
Taking advantage of the situation, the former president accused the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry of being “too biased”. Instead, it should investigate the “fraudulent presidential election of 2020.”
The House of Commons is running a race against time because the Republicans want to regain control of the House and release its findings before the by-elections, which could bury its functions.
But Donald Trump has warned those around him not to cooperate, and legal battles over whether or not to testify will slow down the process.
The shadow of the former president continues to hang over the American political landscape.
In an interview aired Wednesday night on ABC, 79-year-old President Biden said that Donald Trump’s run in three years would motivate him to run for a second term.
“If Donald Trump is the candidate why wouldn’t I run against him?” This will increase the chances of me being exposed, ”he said.