On Monday, the public learned that Donald Trump packed up the classified documents himself, tried to get a lawyer to lie about turning it all over, and that some of the items the National Archives were most interested in, including President Barack’s letter Obama and Trump’s letter. correspondence with Kim Jung Un – are still missing. Naturally, now is the perfect time for Trump to take the whole thing to the Supreme Court and ask it to block the Justice Department from investigating possible criminal charges.
The app itself is full of the same kind of heavy-handed, half-baked language that has appeared in every document coming out of Trump’s legal team in this ever-escalating scandal, including claims that the 11th Circuit remains, rather than the extraordinary judge Aileen Cannon. decision, is a threat to legal precedent, and that the search itself “erodes public confidence in our system”.
There is no reason to think the Supreme Court should consider this for a moment, or to believe that any temporary injunction could be issued that would interfere with the work of the DOJ or Special Master Judge Raymond Dearie. Well, no reason other than the application header:
To: The Honorable Clarence Thomas, Justice Circuit for the Eleventh Circuit: