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DOJ, Trump Submit Competing Candidates for Special Master (1)

Sept. 10, 2022, 2:13 AM

The US Justice Department and former President Donald Trump proposed dueling candidates late Friday for who they believe should serve as a court-appointed special master to review thousands of documents seized from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home last month.

Trump’s candidates were Raymond Dearie, a retired former federal judge in New York and a former US attorney, and Paul Huck Jr., a lawyer in Florida.

The government proposed two former federal judges -- Barbara Jones, who also served as a special master in cases involving former Trump lawyers Michael Cohen and Rudy Giuliani, and Thomas Griffith, who had been ...