SAA Supports NARA Transparency Regarding Media Inquiries on Presidential Records

June 20, 2023—The Society of American Archivists (SAA) supports the National Archives and Records Administration’s (NARA) transparency regarding current inquiries being made about the Presidential Records Act. On June 9, 2023, NARA issued a collection of its previous statements to the media on the Presidential Records Act and the ongoing investigation into President Trump’s handling of classified records after leaving the presidency. SAA encourages individuals and media organizations seeking to learn more about the Presidential Records Act to consult this list, which thoroughly lays out the timeline of NARA’s actions during this inquiry and provides insight into the laws and processes that govern the collection of presidential records.

Read NARA’s press statement collection: