Lawyers for The House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 Capitol riots said on On Friday they will give up the effort to have around 14,000 pages. of the documents they originally requested conservative attorney John Eastman.
House choose panelLegal team said in lawsuits that after receiving 15,616 pages of documents from Eastman and a consolidated journal listing 20,110 pages that are subject to attorney-client confidentiality, the committee will waive their requests for 13,929 pages. of documents submitted over.
The lawyers of the committee stated that their request for individual 3236 pages will be posted on hold on, but added what panel “costs on their objections to the remaining 721 documents, totaling some 2,945 pages.
the lawyers of the House committee asked. for these 721 disputed documents are to be considered by the court, which implies an expedited briefing schedule should Eastman counters by noting that public hearings start next month.
“Not knowing what documents remain in issue, [Eastman] can’t offer a position on continuation need for opening, appropriate briefing schedule, or further narrowing of contentious issues of privilege can be possible. [Eastman] give quick status with court on receipt of Bates numbers and preliminary review of other documents, lawyers for Eastman replied on Saturday in a lawsuit received by Politico.
His lawyers added what was “premature” to ask for expedited briefing schedule or review of disputed documents, saying in court documents stating that although Eastman would “continue to work with answerers to narrow down the questions is remains clear possibility that novel legal issues can remain to inform the court.
development comes like Eastman’s lawyers late last month withdrew claims for privileges more over 10,000 documents from more than the 37,000 that the committee is looking for.
conservative lawyer allegedly involved in manufacturing plans cancel the 2020 presidential election results.