Justice Department Appeals Parts of Judge’s Ruling on Documents Seized at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago – The Wall Street Journal

The Justice Department late Friday asked a federal appeals court to allow prosecutors to resume examining the roughly 100 documents marked classified that were recovered in the extraordinary search last month of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home and to bar a special master from reviewing them.

The department told the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta that a judge’s order temporarily stopping prosecutors from reviewing the documents marked classified “impedes the government’s efforts to protect the nation’s security” and hinders its ongoing investigation into the government records at the former president’s sprawling resort.

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