The governments of former United States President Donald Trump (2017-2021) and Joe Biden, their respective candidates for independent expert to supervise documents confiscated by FBI agents during a home search in Mar-a-Lake, Florida has been presented before justice. Former President K.
In a text passed to Federal Judge Eileen Cannon, who is overseeing the case, Trump nominates Attorney Paul Huck Jr. and Judge Raymond Dearywhereas The government has hired judges Thomas Griffith and Barbara JonesBoth retired.
Both parties had a deadline to present their candidates till this Friday, and now it will be the judge who will choose the expert from among the proposed names. Additionally, the Department of Justice has asked the magistrate to resolve his review of the matter in five weeksSo it should be completed on 17 October.
The government on Thursday appealed against Cannon’s decision in favor of appointing an independent expert to oversee documents seized during a search of Trump’s home on August 8.
He will monitor the documents recovered in Trump’s mansion
Judge Cannon of the Southern District of Florida ordered that the expert, still to be appointed, inspection of confiscated propertyTo manage claims of privilege applicable in this behalf, make recommendations and assess claims for return of goods.
The Justice Department previously indicated that the appointment of this expert was unnecessary, as a team had selected documents that could be covered by attorney-client privilege, and that the figure would delay criminal investigations conducted by the government.
In a search conducted by the FBI at Mar-a-Lago classified and secret documents found That the former Republican president reportedly took with him when he left the White House in January 2021. There were also 90 empty folders labeled “Classified” and “Return to Secretary of Staff/Military Assistant”, according to the registry’s listing that was posted. Last week.