Bloomberg Law
Sept. 21, 2022, 11:58 PM

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

Joe Schneider
Joe Schneider
Bloomberg News

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 ...

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