Trump House Search: Key Court Document Will Be Released, But Redacted

Trump House Search: Key Court Document Will Be Released, But Redacted

Twenty boxes were seized in August at Donald Trump's home with classified documents.

A US judge on Thursday ordered the publication of a court document setting out the reasons for the recent federal police (FBI) search of the Florida home of former President Donald Trump, while accepting that the text be copiously redacted.

The document, supposed to detail the reasons which prompted the Department of Justice to investigate and which could reveal the identity of certain actors in the case, must be made public by Friday noon, federal judge Bruce decided. Reinhart.

But most of these elements will probably remain secret, Mr. Reinhart having accepted the request of the Department of Justice, which argued a compelling need to redact x27;important parts of the document in the interest of investigations.

On Monday, Bruce Reinhart ordered that this account be at least partially released, citing the public interest in the unprecedented raid of the home of a former US president.

Authorities had objected to its release, saying it would require such extensive redaction that the rest of the leaked text would be devoid of any significant content.

Former US President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida

On August 8, the FBI raided Donald Trump's Florida residence, Mar-a-Lago, seizing boxes of confidential documents that the Republican had not returned to the powers that be public, despite multiple requests.

Donald Trump, who is flirting with the idea of ​​running for president in 2024, does not has no words strong enough to denounce this search, which he sees as the illustration of a witch hunt aimed at him.

Thursday, the tycoon again claimed his innocence on his Truth Social network, accusing radical left-wing Democratic prosecutors of illegally raided [his] house.

They even broke into my safe, an unspeakable act!, he was indignant.

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