Judge Bruce Reinhart orders the DOJ to Unseal the Search Warrant Affidavit used in the Raid of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Home
The affidavit gives more detail as to why the DOJ believed there was probable cause for raiding the Mar-a-Lago estate...
According to United States Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, the judge that gave the nod for the search warrant used in the raid of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home has requested that the DOJ release a redacted version of the search warrant affidavit by noon tomorrow. The affidavit gives more detail as to why the DOJ believed there was probable cause for raiding the Mar-a-Lago estate.
"The United States has filed a submission under seal per the Court's order of Aug. 22. The Justice Department respectfully declines further comment as the Court considers the matter."
Anthony Coley, the DOJ spokesman, said.
There has been an emphasized need to keep the secrecy of the affidavit so there will be no disruptions to the ongoing Trump investigation. Bruce Reinhart claims the DOJ proved to him that portions of the affidavit should remain sealed due to "disclosure would reveal (1) the identities of witnesses, law enforcement agents, and uncharged parties, (2) the investigation's strategy, direction, scope, sources, and methods, and (3) grand jury information."
“The Department of Justice has met its burden of showing that its proposed redactions are narrowly tailored to serve the Government's legitimate interest in the integrity of the ongoing investigation and are the least onerous alternative to sealing the entire Affidavit."
Judge Bruce Reinhart concluded.