Trump takes action after Mar-a-Lago search

08.23.2022 - By Anderson Cooper 360

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Former President Trump’s legal team asked a federal judge to appoint a “special master”—a third party attorney— to go through evidence that was found in the FBI’s search of Mar-a-Lago and make sure any of his private documents are returned. The Justice Department says the search warrant was properly authorized and they believe the evidence it collected at Mar-a-Lago will support its criminal investigation into the mishandling of federal records. Former federal judge Nancy Gertner tells Anderson Cooper how unusual a request for a special master is, especially when two weeks have gone by.

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