Mar-a-Lago Special Master?

Donald Trump

At a glance

  • Announcement made Saturday by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, from the Southern District of Florida.
  • Cannon said she had “preliminary intent to appoint a special master” to review records seized by FBI in Aug. 8 raid of Mar-a-Lago.
  • Trump, his legal team filed a motion Aug. 22 seeking an independent review of the records.
  • Judge also said decision based on review of Trump’s submissions and “the exceptional circumstances presented.”
  • Hearing on matter set for Thursday.



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