In a meeting last month, National Archives officials told staff for House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney .
Trump administration are in its custody, as federal law dictates, prompting the committee to set a deadline for an update of September 27.
Since the FBI raided ex-President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida on August 8, questions have been raised concerning the location of White House papers.
After more than a year of discussions, boxes of White House documents, including those taken by the FBI in August, were restored to the archives in January.
The National Archives and Records Administration, as it is formally called, is responsible for the protection of the papers in accordance with federal regulations .
Based on an examination of document management during President Trump's four-year tenure, the archives may have a difficult time ensuring it .