DOJ can access classified docs from Mar-a-Lago, court rules

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2022
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A federal appeals court has granted the Justice Department’s request to block an independent arbiter from reviewing classified documents that were seized from the Florida home of former President Donald Trump.

The unanimous ruling from the three-judge panel partially stays the order issued by U.S. District Court Judge Aileen M. Cannon and also gives the DOJ the green light to resume its criminal investigation into how the documents ended up at Mar-a-Lago. FBI agents searched the home on Aug. 8 and seized troves of documents, including a set of about...

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