• Judge to weigh whether unsealing affidavit for Mar-a-Lago raid will jeo

    From Johnny@21:1/5 to All on Thu Aug 18 08:38:43 2022
    By Haris Alic
    Published August 18, 2022

    A federal magistrate in Florida is set to hold a hearing Thursday on
    whether to make public the probable cause affidavit used to justify the
    FBI's raid of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.

    The hearing is in response to several media outlets asking the court to
    make the affidavit public to understand the reasoning for a raid on the
    home of a former commander-in-chief.

    Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, who green-lit the original search
    warrant Aug. 5, is slated to preside over the hearing,...


    It seems ridiculous to me to ask the same judge that sealed the
    affidavit if it should be unsealed.

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