USA-Trump wants to prevent the FBI from analyzing the documents seized from him – 08/23/2022 at 00:05

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked a federal court to temporarily restrain the FBI from analyzing documents seized from his Florida home two weeks ago until the appointment of an expert to supervise the procedure.

In a motion filed in federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida, the former White House tenant also asked the US Department of Justice to provide him with more detailed information about the documents seized by investigators. of the FBI at Mar-a-Lago on August 8.

➦ The FBI seized classified documents from the home of Trump-Official

➦ USA-Trump denounces an FBI search of his Mar-A-Lago residence

He also requested that any document or object not falling within the scope of the search warrant be returned to him.

The motion, which stresses that policing cannot be used “as a weapon for political gain”, landed on the desk of Donald Trump-appointed District Judge Aileen Cannon.

The Mar-a-Lago search earlier this month marked an escalation in one of several federal and local investigations targeting Donald Trump for his actions during his presidential term and for his businesses.

(Report Sarah N. Lynch, with Jacqueline Thomsen; French version Jean Terzian)

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