DOJ Opposes Release of Trump Investigation Affidavit – Court Filing



WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The U.S. Department of Justice took oaths used in a federal investigation that former President Donald Trump may have handled classified material after he resigned from office, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. I am against making the affidavit public.

“Given the circumstances presented in this matter and the public interest in transparency, the government moved to open the search warrant, its attachments, and the property receipts summarizing the materials seized, and this move will “This court acknowledged,” the documents said Monday. “The affidavits supporting the search warrant present a very different set of considerations. There remain compelling reasons in favor of keeping the affidavit sealed, including to protect its integrity.”

On August 8, the FBI executed a search warrant at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago mansion in Florida, searching the property for nine hours to seize 11 sets of documents and other materials. He announced that he had received a search warrant.

Local law enforcement officers stand in front of former President Donald Trump's home in Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on August 9, 2022. - Sputnik International, 1920, 15.08.2022

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Trump has repeatedly said he has done nothing wrong, and years of efforts by Democrats and Republicans of the establishment to investigate him have yielded no results. , characterized the raid as the weaponization of the U.S. justice system against incumbent President Joe Biden as a political opponent. The former president also said the Mar-a-Lago materials had been declassified.

The government opposes the release of affidavits because of its interest in preserving the integrity of ongoing criminal investigations, the filing said. Disclosure at this time would cause “significant and irreparable harm” to the investigation, the filing said.

The disclosure of affidavits is also likely to chill future cooperation by witnesses who may seek help in the course of the investigation, the filing added.—court-filings-1099632023.html DOJ Opposes Release of Trump Investigation Affidavit – Court Filing

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