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The government is conducting a criminal investigation into Trump's handling of sensitive documents after the end of his single term.

Former President Trump asked the Supreme Court to allow review by an independent party of classified documents seized from his Florida home - an appeal that contests a unanimous ruling that kept classified documents out of reach from a special master appointed in the case. Read more»

U.S. District Judge Raymond Dearie, who is tasked with reviewing the materials uncovered in the FBI raid, released his case management plan on Thursday following the 11th Circuit decision.

Former President Trump’s court battle over records he claims to have declassified was dealt another blow by the Eleventh Circuit this week, and some legal experts doubt the former president will get the legal recourse he seeks. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump, at a January, 2021 event in Texas.

Former President Donald Trump’s attorneys appeared in Brooklyn federal court to push back against the government’s investigation into whether Trump kept potentially privileged documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate. Read more»

A federal judge in Florida has appointed semi-retired New York federal judge Raymond Dearie as special master to review records seized from former President Trump’s home and denied the government’s request to keep using them in its investigation. Read more»

Clamoring for an independent review that the government says would unnecessarily delay its criminal investigation, a legal team for former President Donald Trump made the case in a federal court filing Monday that his south Florida home is "a secure, controlled access compound." Read more»

A Trump-appointed federal judge agreed with the former president Monday to appoint a special master who will review materials seized from his home. Read more»

Former President Donald Trump at an event in Texas in January, 2021.

A federal judge chose to hold off on deciding whether to appoint a special master in the government review of materials seized from the home of former President Donald Trump - though the government’s team has already reviewed the materials. Read more»

The Department of Justice said Monday that a “limited set” of materials potentially containing information covered by attorney-client privilege was found among the 20 boxes of documents seized earlier this month from former President Donald Trump. Read more»