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Judge Orders Redaction and Release of Affidavit Used in FBI Search of Trump’s Home

HeadlineAug 19, 2022

Here in the United States, a federal judge has given the Justice Department one week to make public parts of an affidavit used by federal agents to search Donald Trump’s Florida home earlier this month. U.S. Judge Bruce Reinhart ruled Thursday that portions of the affidavit should be redacted, but that it was in the interest of the public and the media to unseal the document. The affidavit will provide clues to how the FBI established probable cause in its search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, where agents recovered 11 sets of classified documents — many of them marked “top secret.”

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