US Supreme Court declines to weigh in on Trump document dispute | Donald Trump News

The court rejected a request by former US President Donald Trump to allow a “special expert” to examine documents seized from Mar-a-Lago.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied ‘s request Donald Trumpattorney’s office to intervene in a legal battle over classified documents seized from the Florida estate of the former US president.

A lower court has barred an independent arbitrator from reviewing more than 100 classified files seized from Trump’s Mar-A-Lago home in the FBI. search in August.

Trump’s team asked the Supreme Court to overturn that decision, but the nation’s highest judicial body decline his request on Thursday.

There have not been any public objections by any of the nine Supreme Court justices to the decision, which came two days after the US Department of Justice urged it. they refused Trump’s request and kept confidential documents without permission of the arbitrator, known as “special masters”.

This decision is the latest development in the field legal matters and investigations since he left office in early 2021.

It also took place on the same day that a parliamentary assembly vote to subpoena the former president to testify under oath of his role in the January 6, 2021 riots at the United States Capitol.

The FBI seized more than 11,000 records from Mar-A-Lago on August 8 as part of an investigation into Trump’s possible mishandling of classified government documents.

trumpet called the attack a “scam of justice” and suggested it was politically motivated.

At the request of the former president, a Florida District Court judge appointed a special employer locator to sift through seized records for anything potentially under the attorney’s prerogative- customers and law enforcement.

That move essentially froze the Justice Department’s review of files.

The US Court of Appeals later agreed to grant the government’s request to continue examining the classified documents.

Trump’s team filed an urgent request on October 4, asking for Supreme Court to reverse the decision of the appellate court.

But in an application to the highest court, the US Department of Justice dismissed that argument as unfounded.


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