Biden rejects bid by Trump to withhold January 6 documents

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Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden on Friday rejected a bid by Donald Trump to withhold documents from a congressional committee investigating the January 6 assault on the US Capitol by supporters of the former president. The House Select Committee warned four former members of the Trump administration meanwhile that they could be subject to charges of criminal contempt of Congress if they decline to answer subpoenas from the panel. Trump had sought to assert executive privilege to prevent documents relating to January 6 from being handed over to the select committee by the National Archiv…

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