“행정부는 1월 6일의 사건을 매우 심각하게 받아들입니다., 대통령이 6개월 기념일에 말했듯이,” Psaki said in response to a question regarding whether the White House will authorize the National Archives to turn over certain documents related to the events of the day. “That day posed an existential crisis and a test of whether our democracy could survive.”
Amid growing talk that Trump will challenge Biden in 2024, Psaki denied that the denial of privilege was politically motivated.
“There’s nothing political about working to ensure the events of Jan. 6 never happen again,” Psaki 말했다
“The president is dedicated to ensuring that something like that could never happen again, which is why the administration is cooperating with ongoing investigations, including the January 6 select committee to bring to light what happened,” Psaki 말했다. “As a part of this process, the president has determined that an assertion of executive privilege is not warranted for the first set of documents from the Trump White House that have been provided to us by the National Archives.”
Psaki also indicated that this “will be an ongoing process and this is just the first set of documents.” She also stated that the White House will “evaluate questions of privilege on a case by case basis.”
안에 편지 to the National Archives from White House Counsel Dana Remus, which was obtained by NBC News, a request from Trump’s attorneys to withhold documents requested by the committee regarding Trump’s actions on January 6 was rejected. “President Biden has determined that an assertion of executive privilege is not in the best interests of the United States, and therefore is not justified as to any of the documents,” the letter stated.