9/13/2022

DOJ/FBI/INVESTIGATION: “The Justice Department on Tuesday blasted efforts by former President Donald Trump’s lawyers to delay its investigation of classified documents seized at his Florida resort, while a magistrate judge unsealed some previously redacted information relating to the FBI’s search of Trump’s club…

The [DOJ] filing noted that the documents had ‘markings signifying that their unauthorized disclosure ‘reasonably could be expected to result in damage to the national security,’ including “exceptionally grave damage,”’ and it said any delay causes ‘irreparable harm’ to the government and the public…

Trump’s attorneys have suggested in court filings that the documents were declassified and that they are his personal records and belong to him — contentions the Justice Department ridiculed in its new filing.”

-Dareh Gregorian and Tom Winter, “’Irreparable harm’: Justice Department warns against further delay in Trump documents probe,” nbcnews.com, September 13, 2022