House Democrats demand White House, agencies preserve records
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Democratic House committee chairmen on Tuesday sent letters to the White House and more than 50 federal agencies demanding that they preserve all records now that Joe Biden is projected as president-elect.
"As the Trump Administration prepares for the transition of power to the new Biden Administration, we write to remind you that all Executive Office of the President employees and officials must comply with record preservation obligations set forth in federal law and preserve information relevant to congressional oversight," the chairmen wrote to White House Counsel Pat Cipollone. The White House and Biden transition team did not immediately respond to requests for comment from NBC News. The letters state that the administration must preserve records in accordance with the Presidential Records Act and…