Judge Cannon Unseals FBI Files in Trump Classified Documents Prosecution

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West Palm Beach, Florida, April 22, 2024 – A trove of documents pertaining to the FBI’s investigation into former President Trump and the subsequent raid on his Mar-a-Lago estate in 2022 was unsealed Monday evening by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, who presides over the case involving classified materials.

Federal Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Trump Classified Documents Criminal Case

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A Federal judge in Florida denied a motion by former President Donald Trump to dismiss a case concerning his handling of classified documents. The motion argued that the statute under which Trump was charged, the Espionage Act, was unconstitutionally vague. However, Judge Aileen Cannon ruled that this matter would be better addressed during a trial, leaving open the possibility of addressing concerns related to the Espionage Act in connection with jury instructions.

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