Monday 15 August 2022 11:55 PM DOJ asks judge to DENY media request to unseal Mar-a-Lago search warrant ... trends now
The Department of Justice asked a judge Monday to keep the Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit sealed from the public, arguing it included too many sensitive details about the ongoing probe.
'The affidavit would serve as a roadmap to the government's ongoing investigation, providing specific details about its direction and likely course, in a manner that is highly likely to compromise future investigative steps,' prosecutors argued Monday in a court filing.
CNN and other media outlets sued the government to get access to the affidavit, which provided the legal argument for why last Monday's FBI raid of former President Donald Trump's Florida property was necessary.
The Department of Justice asked a judge