- Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol requests records from the Archivist of the United States on August 25, 2021
- Former President Donald J. Trump files with the District Court to stop the release of records on October 18, 2021
- U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan rules that records can be released by the National Archives on November 9, 2021.
- On December 9, 2021, the court of appeals unanimously affirmed the district court’s ruling.
Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to issue an emergency junction to block the House select committee investigating the events of January 6, 2021 from gaining access to some of his presidential documents. In turn, the law firm representing the committee requested expedited consideration.