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Trump’s legal team asks for ‘special master’ to go through Mar-a-Lago evidence and determine if some should be returned
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Trump’s legal team asks for ‘special master’ to go through Mar-a-Lago evidence and determine if some should be returned

The new lawsuit marks the first legal filing by Trump's team after FBI agents carried out their search on August 8 and underscores how his legal team has struggled to coalesce around a singular strategy. It has been assigned to Judge Aileen Cannon, who was nominated to the bench by Trump in 2020.In the suit, Trump argues his constitutional rights were violated and that there may have been privileged materials seized."The Aug. 8 search warrant at Mar-a-Lago was authorized by a federal court upon the required finding of probable cause. The Department is aware of this evening's motion. The United States will file its response in court," Justice Department spokesman Anthony Coley said in response to the new filing.The ex-President's lawyers declined to take a position in court in the immediate...