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During the nearly five-hour hearing that touched on topics including Russian election meddling, immigration and criminal justice reform, Sessions also debated executive privilege with committee Democrats.
Kobach and his lawyers tried to prevent the release of the documents, arguing they were protected under attorney-client and executive privileges.
But Trump has not formally invoked executive privilege, which might force a legal confrontation between the White House and Congress.
Kennedy’s promise to rein in executive privilege was echoed by his successor, Lyndon Johnson.
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