U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in documents fight, ends special master appointment
US appeals court rules against Trump in documents fight, ends arbiter
A three-judge panel of the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Justice Department in its challenge to a September ruling by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon to appoint a "special master" to review the records to decide if some should be kept from investigators. The 11th Circuit also overturned Cannon's decision to bar investigators from accessing most of the records pending the review.
U.S. appeals court rules against Trump in documents fight, ends arbiter
A U.S. appeals court on Thursday dealt a blow to Donald Trump, reversing a judge's appointment of an independent arbiter to vet documents seized by the FBI from his Florida home and allowing all of the records to be used in a criminal investigation of the former president.
In another legal blow to Trump, appeals court reverses special master in documents fight
A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday ended an independent review of documents seized from former president Donald Trump's Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information.