I mean really? But I guess we don’t want any 18 minute gaps in the tapes now do we? Judge orders White House to preserve records of Trump’s dealings with foreign leaders.

A federal judge has ordered the White House to preserve a wide range of evidence about President Donald Trump’s dealings with foreign leaders, including his interactions related to Ukraine that have fueled an impeachment investigation in the House.


U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued the order Thursday, directing that White House officials not destroy records of “meetings, phone calls, and other communications with foreign leaders.”


The judge’s order also appears to specifically address reports that the Trump White House set up a special system to limit access to certain records of presidential conversations with foreign leaders.


Jackson, an appointee of President Barack Obama, instructed the White House to preserve “all records of efforts by White House or other executive branch officials to return, ‘claw back,’ ’lock down’ or recall White House records” about dealings with foreign officials.

Considering the denizens of this regime I understand the court’s need for caution…but it really shouldn’t be necessary. But finally:

Spokespeople for the White House and the Justice Department declined to comment on the order.

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