The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the transfer of documents relating to Donald Trump’s actions on January 6, 2021, to the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into his alleged role in the attack on Capitol.
The U.S. Supreme Court, by a majority of eight judges out of nine, rejected the former president’s attempt, saying the secrecy of the White House archives did not explain his intentions.
These hundreds of page documents include lists of people who met or invited him on January 6, 2021, and notes taken during these exchanges.
The Supreme Court ruling represents a significant victory for the “special committee” of the House of Representatives involved in the actual judicial guerrilla war with the former president and his relatives.
The two elected chairmen of the commission, Democrats Benny Thompson and Republican Liz Cheney, praised in a statement “the rule of law and the victory for American democracy.”
They said they had already begun obtaining some documents “believed to be hidden by the former president”.
Members of the Jan. 6 commission, mostly Democrats, are trying to determine the role of the Republican billionaire in his attack on thousands of his supporters in the Congress seat, with elected officials attesting to the victory of his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, in the presidential election. One.
When Republicans regain control of the House and bury their work, they run against time because they desperately want to publish their findings within a year, before the midterm elections.
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Among the last to be invited was former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump and his supporter in the post-election crusade.
Donald Trump has not ruled out running for president in 2024 from the center of his camp, condemning a “political game” and trying to thwart the commission’s efforts.
To do this, it is important to note the uniqueness of the executive branch, which enables it to protect the confidentiality of communications between its members. According to him, this also applies to former presidents.
However, the federal courts rejected his request, and the current executive branch dismissed the use of this privilege and authorized the sending of its archives to Congress.
“Presidents are not kings and plaintiffs are not presidents,” Judge Tanya Sutkan ruled in the first instance, which was upheld on appeal.
The Supreme Court, consisting of three of the nine magistrates appointed by Donald Trump, upheld the verdicts. Conservative Judge Clarence Thomas said only he would have been satisfied.
Filed in a separate court, the former real estate boss also saw the sky darken. On Tuesday evening, the New York State Attorney General announced that “fraudulent” tax procedures within the Trump organization had “revealed evidence.”
In a document of more than a hundred pages, Letidia James accused her and her two children of misappropriating some of their property in order to gain an “economic advantage” from them.
According to him, he would have underestimated the goods with the taxpayer in order to pay less, and would have overestimated them at the banks to get loans.