Thu Dec 30, 2021 AT 10:29 AM EST
Former President Donald Trump’s legal team on Wednesday accused the House committee investigating the Capitol riot of seeking to uncover evidence that would support a criminal referral against him.
Why it matters: The brief asked the Supreme Court to consider committee Chair Bennie Thompson’s, D-Miss., interview with The Washington Post as part of its effort to block the release of records to the committee.
Catch up quick: Last week, Trump’s lawyers asked the Supreme Court to block the release of documents and records from his administration, arguing that their release would undermine certain presidential special privileges. Read Full Story