Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals hearing to decide future of special master of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

Mar-a-Lago documents: Appeals hearing to decide future of special master of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents

CNN β€” As former President Donald Trump faces the new reality of a special counsel leading Justice Department investigations into his conduct, a federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday on whether to remove what has been a remarkable hurdle in one of the ​the investigations. The 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals will review … Read more

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and Jan. 6 criminal investigation

DOJ announces special counsel for Trump-related Mar-a-Lago and Jan. 6 criminal investigation

CNN β€” Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed a special counsel to oversee the criminal investigations into the storage of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Both investigations implicate the conduct of Trump, who on Tuesday declared his candidacy for the 2024 … Read more

What it means that a special counsel is leading the Trump investigations

What it means that a special counsel is leading the Trump investigations

CNN β€” The legal jeopardy facing former President Donald Trump in two federal criminal investigations took on a new dimension Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Jack Smith, a DOJ alum known for his work in international war crimes prosecutions, will take over the investigation into sensitive government documents … Read more