Dept. of Justice Reveals More Details of Mar-a-Lago Warrant

    Dept. of Justice Reveals More Details of Mar-a-Lago Warrant
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    The Facts

    • On Wednesday, the US Dept. of Justice (DOJ) released some previously-redacted parts of the warrant application it used to get permission to search former Pres. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence last year.

    • The decision followed an order earlier in the day from Judge Bruce Reinhart of the Southern District in Florida, who rejected a request from media outlets to unseal the entire affidavit but agreed to compel the DOJ to release more details.

    The Spin

    Democratic narrative

    For those doubting the legitimacy of the FBI Mar-a-Lago raid or the charges against Trump, these unredacted portions of the affidavit explain how much the former president was doing to move and hide these highly sensitive documents. And yet there are still so many redactions, there’s no telling what other evidence the DOJ has against Trump's crimes.

    Pro-Trump narrative

    One can’t trust what the Biden DOJ put in an affidavit. The administration and Democrats are in the midst of a witch hunt against the leader for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination because they know they have little chance of beating him. The former president says he declassified the documents, so there’s no case against him.

    Metaculus Prediction

    Political split



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