Psaki: Biden Waives Executive Privilege on Jan. 6 Documents

White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed that President Joe Biden has waived executive privilege on documents related to the Jan. 6 select committee. “The president has determined an assertion of executive privilege isn’t warranted for the first set of documents from the Trump White House that have been provided to us by the National Archives,” she said Friday, adding that more sets of documents could be evaluated on a “case-by-case basis.” Psaki added to reporters at the White House, “What this committee is investigating is not a normal course of government business.” Executive privilege is a legal doctrine that protects the confidentiality of some communications between White House officials. Her comments came in response to a reporter’s question whether the White House will authorize the National Archives turn over documents to the House Democrat-led committee. “The president is dedicated to ensuring that something like that could never happen again, …

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