Appeals court lifts hold that prevented Justice Department from using classified documents in Mar-a-Lago probe

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2022
From The Left

A federal appeals court said Wednesday that the Justice Department can resume using classified documents seized from former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate in its criminal investigation.

The Justice Department had appealed a ruling this month by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, a Trump appointee, that temporarily barred it from reviewing and using the seized materials for investigative purposes.

The appeals court panel, comprised of two Trump appointees and one Obama appointee, thoroughly rejected Trump’s position on the classified documents and parts of Cannon’s reasoning for issuing her original order....

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Donald Trump from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right