Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has given the DOJ until early next week to respond to former President Donald Trump’s legal filing; Trump’s filing requests that the special master assigned to the case be allowed to review dozens of documents seized in the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago property in Palm Beach, Florida.
Attorneys for Donald Trump and the Justice Department have agreed on a possible candidate to be the special master. The special masters will look over the documents taken from Mar-a-Lago. The Justice Department said in a court filing Monday evening that Judge Raymond Dearie, suggested by Trump’s legal team, is a good choice for the third-party attorney who will review the seized materials independently.
Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance on Rogan’s podcast last week stoked controversy. Especially after Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook limited access to the Hunter Biden laptop story ahead of the 2020 election. According to him, Facebook was limited the due to FBI concerns about “Russian propaganda.” This is all the more alarming because of the questionable FBI raid on former President Trump’s residence, Mar-a-Lago. Republican leaders are currently threatening to rebuild the Department of Justice if they take control of the house. Zuckerberg’s comments raise some red flags.
In recent days, Trump’s allies have stepped up their calls for Merrick Garland to unseal the document, which would reveal the evidence prosecutors presented to demonstrate they had probable cause to believe Trump had committed crimes at his home — the standard they had to meet to secure the search warrant.