Judge Bruce Reinhart on Thursday ordered for an edited version of Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit will be released at noon Friday.
Big Image: Affidavit outlines evidence for FBI search of ex President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago House for the confidential documents he brought with him when he left the office.
Details: Judge Bruce Reinhart ordered the affidavit to open with the editor at noon ET on Friday.
- He write that “the government has fulfilled its burden of demonstrating that its editorial proposals are narrowly designed to serve the government’s legitimate interests in the integrity of the ongoing investigation and are the lightest alternative to sealing the entire Affidavit.”
- Reinhart will reportedly review the department’s editorial and decide whether or not to release the affidavit. Reuters.
- He said that the editorial could be so heavy that they could “create a document without content.”
Flashback: Reinhart submitted a written order on Monday suggesting that he would request part of the affidavit to be unsealed, reports Erin Doherty of Axios.
- “Given the strong public interest and history in the unprecedented search for the former President’s residence,” the US government did not make a strong enough case to close a written statement, Reinhart said. write.
- “I therefore reject the government’s argument that these records justify the sealing of the entire Affidavit,” he wrote.