A judge will weigh unsealing secret court documents related to Trump’s efforts to block former aides from testifying before the January 6 grand jury

Former President Donald Trump speaks during the America First Agenda Summit in Washington D.C, on July 26, 2022.
Trump has tried to block ex-aides from testifying about efforts to overturn the 2020 election.
Politico and The New York Times requested secret court documents related to his efforts be unsealed.
A federal judge on Wednesday requested the Justice Department respond to the requests by Nov. 15.

A federal judge will weigh unsealing court documents related to former President Donald Trump’s attempts to block aides from testifying in a January 6 criminal probe following requests from journalists.

The aide’s testimony would be provided to a grand jury investigating attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Reporters from Politico and The New York Times requested the release of secret documents that pertained to Trump’s efforts.

Kyle Cheney of Politico shared the letter he sent US District Court Judge Beryl Howell on October 18 requesting the unsealing of a “historic ruling that…

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