Trump accused of hiding classified documents
The US Department of Justice has charged the former president donald trump (2017-2021) from hiding or moving classified documents at your Florida residenceaccording to the last document delivered to the judge handling the case.
According to the document of the Government led by Democrat Joe Biden, representatives of the former Republican president would have lied by indicating that all the classified documents that Trump took with him from the White House had been returned, which would have justified the search warrant of last August 8.
The Justice Department accuses the former president’s team of “obstruct” the investigation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and ensures that the registry found more than 100 classified documents that Trump had not previously turned over to authorities.
On Monday, the Justice Department told the judge that had already completed the document review that were removed during the search of Trump’s home, possibly containing information covered by attorney-client privilege.
Appointment of a “special master”
Through a preliminary order issued over the weekend, federal judge Aileen Cannon showed willing to appoint an independent expert to oversee the search conducted on August 8 by FBI agents at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s residence in South Florida, as requested by the former president.
The judge summoned both parties to a hearing next thursday in a federal court in West Palm Beach to deal with the lawsuit filed by the former president, who requested the appointment of a “special master”, who is an independent expertto oversee the search case at his home in Mar-a-Lago.
Through her attorney Lindsey Halligan, Trump also requested a more detailed receipt of what was seized. and the return of anything not included in the court order authorizing the search, during which the FBI recovered classified documents.