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Supreme Court Rejects Trump, Clears Release of Jan. 6 Papers

  • Trump sought to block disclosure citing executive privilege
  • Thomas is lone public dissenter in victory for House committee
Donald Trump

Donald Trump

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The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for some of former President Donald Trump’s White House papers to be turned over to a congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.

With just one public dissent, the justices on Wednesday rejected Trump’s bid to block the release on grounds of executive privilege.