Biden rejects Trump's request to withhold White House docs from House committee on Jan 6

Decision expected to result in legal showdown between the former president and President Biden
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US President Joe Biden speaks about his Build Back Better economic plans after touring McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Illinois, on July 7, 2021.
US President Joe Biden speaks about his Build Back Better economic plans
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The White House on Friday officially blocked an attempt by former President Trump to withhold documents from Congress related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

The decision is expected to result in a legal showdown between the former president and President Biden over executive privilege, according to NBC, which first reported the White House's official decision.

In a letter to the National Archives obtained by NBC News, White House Counsel Dana Remus rejected an attempt by Trump's attorneys to withhold documents requested by the Democrat-led House Select Committee regarding the then-president’s activities on Jan. 6.