Wednesday 5 October 2022 05:51 PM DOJ mistakenly exposes of privileged Trump files from Mar-a-Lago trends now
The Justice Department inadvertently disclosed a list of Donald Trump documents being vetted by 'privilege review teams' that were included among thousands of materials seized from Mar-a-Lago.
The documents, which Trump's lawyers are trying to keep out of the hands of government investigators, includes discussions about presidential pardons late in Trump's term – including the pardon of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojovich.
A judge ordered those documents be kept under seal, but they were published on a government court docket where they are no longer available.
Other documents include communications with Trump's stable of lawyers – the kind of attorney-client communications Trump has argued must be kept out of the hands of the FBI.
President Donald Trump has fumed about the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago. The Justice Department posted a list of documents being sorted by a privilege review team on a docket. It has since been taken down
Trump has already complained that agents seized 'medical records' from his home, although the information accidentally published reveals this may be less than meets the eye.
The inventory lists a 'medical letter from Dr. Harold Bornstein' from 2016 – which appears to the infamous letter, already made public, where Bornstein vouched