2020 ELECTION/CONGRESS/SUPREME COURT: “Former President Trump’s lawyers told the Supreme Court that the House committee probing the Jan. 6 attack would suffer no harm if the justices delayed the transfer of Trump administration records to congressional investigators.

The bold assertion came amid an ongoing legal clash between Trump and the House panel over whether a trove of records that investigators say would shed light on the deadly Capitol riot is covered by the former president’s assertion of executive privilege…

Trump turned to the Supreme Court last month after lower federal courts in Washington, D.C., rejected his request to halt the National Archives from passing along the records. His attorneys have asked the justices to shield the disputed materials from disclosure while they consider his formal appeal.”

-John Kruzel, “Trump lawyers to Supreme Court: Jan. 6 committee ‘will not be harmed by delay,’” thehill.com, January 18, 2022