Documents confiscated from Trump: The appeals court inflicts a setback on him

Documents confiscated from Trump: The appeals court inflicts a setback on him

A US appeals court inflicted yet another defeat on Donald Trump on Thursday by overturning a previous court ruling that appointed an independent expert to review documents seized by the Federal Police (FBI) from his home in Florida.

• Also read: Convictions of “sedition” in the assault on the Capitol: The pressure on Trump has increased

• Also read: The Republican Party is on the brink of crisis

Federal appeals court judges in Atlanta unanimously invalidated a Florida judge’s appointment of the expert, which temporarily barred federal investigators from using the documents in a criminal investigation.

On August 8, the FBI raided Donald Trump’s Florida residence, Mar-a-Lago, and seized boxes containing thousands of classified documents, some of which were classified as defense secrets, which the Republican has not yet returned. His departure from the White House, although numerous. Requests.

Federal investigators suspect that the Republican violated the US espionage law, which strictly regulates the possession of classified documents. Donald Trump confirmed that these documents were declassified.

An appeals court ruled Thursday that the Aug. 8 search and seizure was not illegal and that a Florida judge had no authority to restrict the Justice Department’s review of those documents, which is leading the investigation.

His decision frees special prosecutor Jack Smith, who was appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland in November, to investigate Donald Trump in the case as well as his role in the events leading up to the storming of the US Capitol. Supporters January 6, 2021.

See also  2,5 bilhões de euros de multa para uma mina de ouro canadense

You May Also Like

About the Author: Hermínio Guimarães

"Introvertido premiado. Viciado em mídia social sutilmente charmoso. Praticante de zumbis. Aficionado por música irritantemente humilde."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *