Pelosi Fights Trump Spox Bid To Return Jan. 6 Probe Docs

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By Khorri Atkinson (January 13, 2022, 7:26 PM EST) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol told a D.C. federal court that a spokesperson for former President Donald Trump cannot force demand the committee return or cease using his private financial records obtained from JPMorgan.

In a brief Wednesday opposing Taylor Budowich’s temporary restraining order request, Pelosi and the panel argued that the district court lacks subject matter jurisdiction to hear the dispute and grant such an “extraordinary” injunctive relief because the U.S. Constitution’s speech and debate clause provides absolute immunity to members and committees when performing legislative acts….

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