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US Wins Court Order Letting it Use Some Trump Documents in Probe

Sept. 21, 2022, 11:58 PM

The US Justice Department can use about 100 documents with classified markings seized from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in an ongoing criminal investigation and national security review, a federal appeals court said.

The US 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay Wednesday, pausing a federal judge’s order that barred the Justice Department from using the materials while a special master reviews about 11,000 documents taken by the FBI during an August search of the former president’s estate.

The government petitioned the Atlanta-based appeals court last week after US District Judge Aileen Cannon in Florida denied ...