Search in Mar-a-Lago: the Ministry of Justice appeals the decision to order a special master to examine the evidence seized

CNN — The Department of Justice is appeal a court-ordered special primary review materials seized by the FBI from former President Donald Trump’s Florida home, he said Thursday. The Justice Department is also asking the U.S. District Judge Cannon Aileenthe Trump appointee who commissioned the special master, suspend part of his orderoriginally delivered on Labor … Read more

Things to watch for at Thursday’s hearing on documents seized at Mar-a-Lago

West Palm Beach, Florida CNN — After an explosive report and photo of classified documents of Mar-a-Lago earlier this week, the Justice Department will argue in court Thursday against a request by former President Donald Trump that a so-called special master be appointed to review evidence the FBI has seized at his Florida resort last … Read more

Live Updates: DOJ releases redacted affidavit of Mar-a-Lago search warrant

A federal investigating judge on Thursday order the Justice Department to release by noon ET Friday a redacted version of the affidavit it filed with the court when it obtained approval for a search warrant at the home of former President Donald Trump in Florida earlier this month. In the document, investigators investigating Trump’s handling … Read more

Trump legal team asks ‘special master’ to review Mar-a-Lago evidence and determine if any should be fired

CNN — Former president donald trumpThe legal team of has asked a federal judge to appoint a “special master” to ensure that the Department of Justice returns all of its private documents seized during the search for Mar-a-Lago two weeks ago. Trump is asking for a special master — a third-party attorney — to oversee … Read more

Biden ‘rejects’ FBI funding amid appeals from some Republicans

CNN — The White House strongly condemns calls by some members of the Republican Party, including some elected lawmakers, to ‘defund the FBI’ following last week’s raid of the former president’s Mar-a-Lago estate Donald Trump. The pushback marks the White House’s most aggressive response to the FBI’s search to date and comes as other Republicans, … Read more

Southern Baptists say denomination faces DOJ investigation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Southern Baptist Convention leaders said Friday that several of the denomination’s top entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice following its multiple issues related to clergy sexual abuse. The SBC executive committee has received a subpoena, but no one has been subpoenaed at this stage, according to committee … Read more

FBI investigating ‘unprecedented’ number of threats against office following Mar-a-Lago raid

CNN — The FBI is investigating an ‘unprecedented’ number of threats to office personnel and property in the wake of search for former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, including some against officers listed in court records as being involved in the recent search, a law enforcement source told CNN. On Friday, the names of the … Read more

EXCLUSIVE: Prosecutors brace for court battle to force former White House officials to testify about Trump’s January 6 conversations

Washington CNN — Justice Department prosecutors are preparing to fight in court to force former White House officials to testify about the conversations and actions of then-President Donald Trump. January 6according to knowledgeable people. At issue are claims of executive privilege that prosecutors expect the former president to make in order to shield certain information … Read more

Jan. 6: Grand jury testimony from Pence aides brings Justice Department investigation to Trump White House

CNN — The decision of the Ministry of Justice to bring two senior aides to the former vice president Mike Pence before a federal grand jury is the most aggressive public action taken to date by prosecutors investigating conspiracies to overturn the 2020 election. It signals that the Department’s investigation has reached inside former President … Read more