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Trump files motion over Mar-a-Lago search

Trump seeks “special master” in paperwork case


Trump files motion in search of “special master” to assessment paperwork FBI seized from Mar-a-Lago

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Washington — In a brand new lawsuit, former President Donald Trump has filed a motion asking {that a} particular grasp be named to assessment the paperwork seized by the FBI at his Mar-a-Lago residence and that the courts block the Justice Department from additional reviewing the fabric till that occurs, in line with a Monday courtroom submitting.

Trump can be asking that the Justice Department present him with a extra detailed accounting of what the FBI took from his Florida resort and return any property not topic to the court-approved search warrant.  

Justice Department spokesman Anthony Coley stated in a press release, “The Aug. 8 search warrant at Mar-a-Lago was authorized by a federal court upon the required finding of probable cause. The Department is aware of this evening’s motion. The United States will file its response in court.”

Now, federal investigators are wanting carefully at video proof they’ve obtained, which reveals individuals at Mar-a-Lago with entry to storage areas the place former President Donald Trump’s papers from his residence had been being held — together with some categorized paperwork, in line with a U.S. official.

The video exhibiting this potential entry to a website with extremely delicate materials stays a big trigger for concern contained in the Justice Department.

A supply near Trump’s attorneys stated they’re conscious of such video however cautioned in opposition to studying into it. Officials proceed to catalogue his paperwork with a filter staff to see if something ought to be returned to Trump.

This is a growing story.

Andres Triay contributed to this report.

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