Thu Aug 11, 2022 AT 10:20 AM EDT
Republicans on the House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter on Wednesday to the head of the National Archives and Records Administration asking about its role in the FBI’s search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
The lawmakers, led by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., sent the letter to Debra Wall, acting archivist of the U.S., requesting an “immediate briefing” on the National Archives’ role in the raid and requested that she preserve all documents and communications related to the FBI’s search warrant. Republicans have slammed the FBI’s search of Trump’s property and called for an explanation from the DOJ about what led to it.
The members are requesting a briefing no later than Aug. 17, along with a range of documents from Jan. 20, 2021, the day Trump left office, to the present. Read Full Story