Trump Back in Court Over Classified Documents

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Former President Donald Trump arrives at the Federal Courthouse, Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, in Fort Pierce, Fla. Trump is appearing at a closed hearing in his criminal case charging him with mishandling classified documents. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)
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Former President Donald Trump is present at a legal proceeding today in Florida related to allegations of mishandling classified documents. The event is taking place in Fort Pierce, Fla., with a specially equipped room intended for review of top-secret information.

Trump, alongside his legal team, is engaging in a private meeting with the presiding judge, absent the participation of prosecuting attorneys. The discussion aims to delve into the specifics of the case, with a particular focus on whether Trump’s lawyers should be granted access to sensitive materials.

Trump was implicated in a legal dispute over his possession of numerous classified documents after his presidential term ended, alongside allegations of obstructing justice by concealing these documents from federal authorities.

These developments occur in the wake of findings by a special counsel that President Joe Biden did not violate any laws regarding his management of classified documents after serving as vice president.


Click play to listen to the report from AURN White House Correspondent Ebony McMorris. For more news, follow @E_N_McMorris & @aurnonline.

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