Judge overrules special master order for Trump to give 'final' objections on FBI search inventory
A district judge overruled an order by Trump Mar-a-Lago raid case Special Master Raymond Dearie that said Trump needed to provide any “final” objections or disputes regarding seized materials.foxnews.com
Trump records probe: Tensions flare over special master
The FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate has spawned a parallel “special master” process that has slowed the Justice Department's criminal investigation and exposed simmering tensions between department prosecutors and lawyers for the former president.
Trump docs probe: Tensions flare over special master process
The parallel “special master” process spawned by the FBI search of Donald Trump’s Florida estate has slowed the Justice Department's criminal investigation and exposed simmering tensions between department prosecutors and lawyers for the former president. The probe into the presence of top-secret government information at Mar-a-Lago continues. WHO IS THE SPECIAL MASTER AND WHAT IS HIS ROLE?news.yahoo.com
12 GOP senators demand explanation for FBI arrest of pro-life activist
12 Senate Judiciary members sent a letter to Attorney General Garland and FBI Director Christopher Wray asking for an explanation of "the extraordinary fact pattern" of the prosecution and arrest of pro-life activist, Mark Houck.foxnews.com
High-profile Jan. 6 trial begins for accused Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes on rare Civil War-era charge
Jury selection kicked off in the DC trial against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates on the rare Civil War-era charge of seditious conspiracy over the Jan. 6 riot.foxnews.com
DOJ can use documents taken from Mar-a-Lago, appeals court rules: CBS News Flash Sept. 22, 2022
A federal appeals court has lifted a hold on the Justice Department’s use in a criminal probe of sensitive documents retrieved in the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife, Ginni Thomas, has agreed to be interviewed by the House Jan. 6 panel. And the two winners of the third largest jackpot in U.S. history have finally claimed their prize, two months after the drawing for the $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot. They’ll split it.news.yahoo.com
Trump docs probe: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records
Cannon, a Trump appointee, had said the hold would remain in place pending a separate review by an independent arbiter she had appointed at the Trump team’s request. “It is self-evident that the public has a strong interest in ensuring that the storage of the classified records did not result in ‘exceptionally grave damage to the national security,’” they wrote. Raymond Dearie, the former chief judge of the federal court based in Brooklyn, has been named to the role. The Justice Department had argued that a special master review of the classified documents was not necessary. Trump’s lawyers argued that an independent review of the records was essential given the unprecedented nature of the investigation.mlive.com
Appeals court rules DOJ can regain access to sensitive documents seized in Trump search
While Justice Department lawyers and Trump battle over access to the roughly 100 documents with classified markings, proceedings for the review of the materials retrieved from Mar-a-Lago by the outside arbiter have begun.cbsnews.com
Trump seeks to block DOJ’s latest bid to bypass special master on classified docs
Former President Trump’s legal team is again seeking to block the Justice Department from bypassing a special master review of the classified records it seized from his Florida home. In a filing with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Trump asked the court to deny the Justice Department’s request after it appealed a…news.yahoo.com
US asks appeals court to lift judge's Mar-a-Lago probe hold
The Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to lift a judge’s order that temporarily barred it from reviewing a batch of classified documents seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home last month.
AP source: Meadows complies with Justice Dept. subpoena
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has complied with a Justice Department subpoena and turned over records as part of a federal investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol and efforts to undo the 2020 presidential election.
Trump search inventory reveals new details from FBI seizure
Along with highly classified government documents, FBI agents who searched former President Donald Trump’s Florida home last month found dozens of folders marked classified but with nothing inside and no explanation of what might have been there.
Panel rules Justice Dept. wrongly withheld Russia probe memo
The Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr improperly withheld portions of an internal memorandum Barr cited in publicly announcing that then-President Donald Trump had not committed obstruction of justice in the Russia investigation.
Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions
Whether an FBI search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence is a prelude to criminal charges is unknown — especially unclear since other investigations into mishandling of classified information have ended without prosecution or in misdemeanor plea deals.
Jan. 6 panel to share 20 transcripts with Justice Department
The House Jan. 6 committee will share 20 of its interview transcripts with the Justice Department as federal prosecutors have been increasingly focused on efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to overturn the results of the election.