The document, which will have the names of FBI agents, witnesses and other details blacked out, was the basis for the Aug. 8 search of Trump’s home.
The investigations into the former president's actions have a common theme: Trump's refusal to let go of his presidential power.
The document will be unsealed by noon Friday. In its most complete form, it would disclose important details about the government’s justification for searching Mar-a-Lago this month.
The Justice Department must release a redacted version of the Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit by noon on Friday, a federal judge ruled.
The Justice Department is instructed to release documentation behind the search of Trump property by noon Friday, but could appeal.
The document was filed under seal and it was not immediately clear when it might be made public, or how much of it will be disclosed.
A federal magistrate judge on Thursday said he would release a redacted version of the affidavit that convinced him to approve a warrant to search former President Trump’s Florida home. The decisio…
As with so much else with the former president, there is not one easy answer as to why he refused and ignited a legal firestorm. But here are some possibilities.
In response to requests from news organizations, the judge who approved the warrant to search Trump’s home said a redacted version of the affidavit should be public.
Not long after the National Archives acknowledged in February that it had retrieved 15 boxes of presidential records from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida, Trump began fielding calls from Tom Fitton, a prominent conservative activist.
Trump-era records were not returned to the government during the waning days of Donald Trump's presidency despite a determination by his White House counsel that they should be, according to an email that National Archives and Records Administration chief counsel Gary Stern sent to Trump's lawyers in May 2021.
Update: The judge ordered the release of the redacted Trump raid affidavit by Friday. “In a two-page order, Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart said he had accepted the government’s redacted version of the affidavit, which it filed under seal Thursday morning ahead of a noon deadline.” The New York Post reported. The Justice Department met its…
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