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Trump’s Arguments Greeted With Skepticism by Special Master (1)

Sept. 21, 2022, 3:43 AM

The special master requested by Donald Trump to review thousands of documents the FBI seized from his Mar-a-Lago home expressed skepticism about some of the former president’s arguments.

At his first hearing in the matter on Tuesday, US District Judge Raymond Dearie pushed back on the Trump lawyers’ position that they didn’t need to detail any alleged declassifications of highly sensitive records. The former president’s team has frequently raised the notion that Trump declassified documents to explain their presence in his home but has never explicitly said he did.

Addressing the lawyers in his Brooklyn, New York, courtroom, Dearie said ...