Litigation by Leak: Gov’t officials leak new details on Mar-a-Lago Raid whilst opposing disclosures in Court — Jonathan Turley

One of the most glaring contradictions in the Mar-a-Lago controversy has been the Justice Department demanding absolute and unwavering secrecy over the FBI raid while officials have been leaking details on the raid. The latest example is a report in the New York Times that the Justice Department recovered more than 300 documents with classified markings, citing multiple sources connected to the investigation. Most judges would be a tad annoyed by the contradiction as the government continues to frame the public debate with its own selective leaks while using secrecy to bar other disclosures. That includes sections of the affidavit that detail the communications with the Trump team, information that is already known to the target.…

Litigation by Leak: Government Officials Leak New Details on the Mar-a-Lago Raid While Continuing to Oppose Disclosures in Court — JONATHAN TURLEY

 

2 thoughts on “Litigation by Leak: Gov’t officials leak new details on Mar-a-Lago Raid whilst opposing disclosures in Court — Jonathan Turley

  1. Yes absolutely. So what is the significance of Trump having 300 classified documents and if these 300 were taken in January and June why the need for a raid in August? It doesn’t add up. The only reason for a raid is if they have found additional documents that weren’t there in January and June when his lawyers signed to say there were no more documents to be viewed. But this leak is not claiming that.

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