SOURCE: National Security Archive
The lawsuit also required the preservation of WhatsApp messages from figures including Jared Kushner.
SOURCE: Associated Press
Historians and potential prosecutors are concerned about the White House's noncompliance with the Presidential Records Act, but the truth is that the act is toothless.
SOURCE: The Hill
by James Grossman and Richard Immerman
It's time to update the Presidential Records Act to clarify the kinds of materials that must be preserved and create real penalties for destroying them.
SOURCE: American Historical Association
The AHA is party to a lawsuit pressing the Trump administration and the National Archives to comply with laws requiring complete preservation of presidential records.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Jill Lepore
Historian Jill Lepore argues that the conditions that have required Truth and Reconciliation ccommissions don't apply to the Trump administration; historians should be fighting to safeguard the preservation of records so that future researchers can tell the story of the Trump years.
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