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Records Released In Response to Presidential Records Act (PRA) questions under the Trump Administration

NARA: “NARA officials are often consulted about the management of presidential and federal records. The Presidential Records Act governs access to records after the end of an administration. The National Archives received records from the Trump Administration, which ended on January 20, 2021. We are in the process of preserving and providing access to these records, including all official Trump Administration social media content and deleted posts from @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. As records are made available online, they may be accessed through the website, which is part of NARA. The Trump Library will begin accepting FOIA requests on January 20, 2026, in accordance with the PRA. Below are documents concerning records management-related inquiries about the Trump Administration’s presidential records.” [2017-2022]

See also via NARA – Press Statements in Response to Media Queries About Presidential Records [2022-Present]

See also Bloomberg – Trump Used Records Requests to Hinder IRS Release of His Tax Returns – “Donald Trump demanded reams of information from the Internal Revenue Service as it was preparing to turn over his personal tax returns to a congressional committee, papering the agency with a deluge of Freedom of Information Act requests in search of a behind-the scenes look at its deliberations, new documents show. The former president routinely works to drag out any legal challenge to him personally or politically. But this effort took an unusual turn when he filed several FOIA requests during the nearly four years he spent unsuccessfully trying to block his tax returns from becoming public.”

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