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Trump takes Mar-a-Lago raid case to the Supreme Court

Former President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to step in to his dispute with the Justice Department over classified records removed in August from his Mar-a-Lago resort by the FBI.

In a nearly 300-page filing, the 45th president’s attorneys asked the justices to stay an earlier ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals that allowed the Justice Department to continue using documents marked as classified in the criminal investigation of whether Trump violated federal law relating to custody of government records.

Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to step in to his dispute with the DOJ.
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The DOJ raided Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in August.
The DOJ raided Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in August.
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Florida US District Judge Aileen Cannon had ordered the appointment of a neutral third party, known as a special master, to review the thousands of documents and determine whether they were covered by attorney-client privilege, executive privilege, or other protections. The appeals court’s order removed the more than 100 classified documents from the special master’s review pile.

This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and partially redacted by the source, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and partially redacted by the source, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
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