The former president and his lawyers argued that the records are protected by executive privilege. The committee is investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol as well as Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election results.
The court told Texas to respond to the filing by Thursday, an indication that it could act within days. And it also called for a response on that day to a request by abortion providers to speed consideration of their challenge of the law.
The trial of three White men opened with attorneys arguing over whether hot-button issues such as the Confederate flag and the Black Lives Matter movement are relevant in determining whether a potential juror can impartially weigh the facts of Arbery’s 2020 killing.
The world could soon be armed with another tool to fight the coronavirus pandemic: a twice-daily pill that has been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalization and death among people who have been infected with the coronavirus.
The Environmental Protection Agency said it will move with urgency to set enforceable drinking water limits on certain substances that do not break down naturally and have turned up in the water supplies of communities around the country.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced the agreement in the run-up to this week’s meeting of NATO defense ministers. Moscow’s aggressive behavior in the Black Sea region is expected to take center stage during those talks.
With Election Day a little more than two weeks away, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is busting out the big names to try to boost voter turnout — particularly among African Americans.