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Trump wants the National Archives to keep his papers away from investigators – post-Watergate laws and executive orders may not let him

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Most of the time, the National Archives goes on with its work with little attention. But right now it is at the center of a political fight about the public's access to the papers of former President Donald Trump.

Steve Bannon faces criminal charges over Jan. 6 panel snub, setting up a showdown over executive privilege

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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is tasked with providing as full an account as possible of the attempted insurrection. But there is a problem: Not everyone is cooperating.