Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers accused the Department of Justice of leaking information to the media following last month’s FBI raid targeting Mar-a-Lago, according to a recent court filing.
“Even yesterday, the Government’s Response gratuitously included a photograph of allegedly classified materials, pulled from a container and spread across the floor for dramatic effect,” Trump’s attorneys wrote (pdf), referring to a picture that was included in a DOJ-submitted court document. The photo showed alleged classified documents marked “TOP SECRET” strewn about on a floor in a Mar-a-Lago storage room.
The 45th president is seeking the appointment of a special master, or a neutral third party approved by a judge, to review the documents and material that were taken by FBI agents on Aug. 8….


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