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Trump resists request to declare accuracy of Mar-a-Lago document inventory

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Former President Trump’s legal team resisted a request to declare whether an updated inventory released by the FBI of items taken during their search of Mar-a-Lago is accurate. In a letter written Sunday but made public Wednesday night, Trump’s team sidestepped the request from Judge Raymond Dearie, the special master appointed in the case, per the former president’s request.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Trump objects to verifying list of property seized from Florida estate - court filing

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2 months ago·New York, United States
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Trump pushing back on special master's request for him to declare in court whether DOJ inventory is accurate

By Tierney Sneed and Katelyn Polantz, CNNFormer President Donald Trump is pushing back against a plan from the special master overseeing the review of documents seized from Mar-a-Lago that would require Trump to declare in court whether the Justice Department’s inventory from the search is accurate.The requested declaration would force the former President to go on the record in court about his suggestion that the FBI may have planted evidence d…

2 months ago·Colorado Springs, United States
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Trump resists request to declare accuracy of Mar-a-Lago document inventory

Former President Trump’s legal team resisted a request to declare whether an updated inventory released by the FBI of items taken during its search of Mar-a-Lago is accurate. In a letter written Sunday but made public Wednesday night, Trump’s team sidestepped the request from Judge Raymond Dearie, the special master appointed in the case, at the former…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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2 months ago·United States
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