The State Department could not compile a list of gifts for 2020, making it difficult to determine whether officials did anything improper.
The president informed the National Archives that it should turn over the logs sought by the Jan. 6 committee within 15 days.
The former Army colonel, who worked on the National Security Council, said in a lawsuit that Donald Trump Jr. and others carried out a campaign of intimidation against him.
Representative James E. Clyburn, Democrat of South Carolina, supports a little-known federal judge in his home state: J. Michelle Childs.
Democrats in Virginia denounced the action as a partisan move aimed at helping former President Donald J. Trump undercut the investigation of the Capitol riot.
The group had sought the action to protect material covered by attorney-client privilege and what it said were its First Amendment rights.
The gift vault was “in a state of disarray,” and tens of thousands of dollars of items remain unaccounted for, including a $5,800 bottle of whiskey.
Gift exchanges between U.S. and foreign leaders, a highly regulated process, devolved into sometimes risible shambles during the Trump administration.