Donald Trump has filed a petition with Clarence Thomas asking the Supreme Court to partially reverse an 11th Circuit Court victory for the DOJ.
The motion to overturn the decision of the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit represents the former president’s last chance to temporarily bar federal prosecutors from using the documents in their investigation into whether he unlawfully kept national defense information.
In the motion submitted to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who receives appeals from the 11th Circuit, Trump asked that the special master be allowed to review 100 documents marked classified in addition to 11,000 other documents about to be submitted. to the independent screening process.
The motion is Trump’s last breath on this issue. If the Court decides to hear the case, Trump will have a high bar to climb as he claims the appeals lacked jurisdiction to hear the appeal
Essentially, Donald Trump took his stall campaign on the mishandling of documents case to the Supreme Court. Even though the court has six conservative judges, it turned out not to be Trump-friendly.
The former president has not yet won his case in court. The Supreme Court could decline to hear the case. If that happened, Trump would have no appeal options, and not even his legal counsel behind the bench, Judge Cannon, could help him.
Trump tries to delay, but the The DOJ won’t stop, that responsibility can come.
Mr. Easley is the editor. He is also a member of the White House press pool and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in political science. His graduate studies focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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