Trump asks Supreme Court to join review of classified documents seized from Mar-a-Lago


Washington – ex President Donald Trump appeals emergency .

The appeal follows a panel of three judges in the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, which said investigators could keep classified documents and consider them as part of criminal investigations. It was done a day later. An appeals court ruled that the documents belonged to the government, not Trump.

During his tenure at the White House, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett – Trump’s record in the Supreme Court has been spotty at best. The High Court has repeatedly dismissed the efforts of Trump supporters. challenge the 2020 election resultsfor example.

appeal: Court grants Justice Department investigative access to classified Trump documents

Area: Judge approves special master to review documents from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago

The lawsuit August 8 FBI raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Floridathis was done as part of a federal investigation into allegations that he took classified documents out of the White House when he resigned. Barred authorities from reviewing 11,000 documents And appointed a special master to assess whether Trump can keep some documents out of government hands.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, August 5, 2022.

Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin, August 5, 2022.

The Court of Appeals suspended a limited but significant portion of that decision, ruling that criminal investigators could continue to review about 100 documents marked as confidential without having to turn them over to a special master. Did.

Two of the three appeals court judges were nominated by Trump. The third was nominated by former President Barack Obama. The decision was unanimous.

Because the case has been submitted to the Supreme Court in Emergency Cases, a judge can resolve the dispute relatively quickly, sometimes within days.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY. Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Justice Department review of classified documents