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'DOJ HAS NOT MET ITS BURDEN': Judge Hands Trump a Win, Gives DOJ a Week to Make Case

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.18.22

Good news for Donald Trump.

According to a report from Fox News, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart says the Department of Justice has not met its burden of showing that the entire affidavit should remain sealed.

“I find that on the present record the Government has not met its burden of showing that the entire affidavit should remain sealed. It is ORDERED that by noon EST on Thursday, August 25, 2022, the Government shall file under seal its proposed redactions along with a legal memorandum setting forth the justification for the proposed redactions,” Reinhart said.

“It is further ordered that ECF No. 57 shall be unsealed by the Clerk of Court. Done and ordered in Chambers at West Palm Beach, Florida this 18th day of August, 2022.”

That gives the DOJ a week to get its story straight.

“President Trump has made clear his view that the American people should be permitted to see the unredacted affidavit related to the raid and break-in of his home, Mar-a-Lago,” a spokesperson for former President Trump said in a statement.

“Today, magistrate Judge Reinhart rejected the DOJ’s cynical attempt to hide the whole affidavit from Americans. No redactions should be necessary and the whole affidavit should be released, given the Democrats’ penchant for using redactions to hide government corruption, just like they did with the Russia hoax.”

This story is developing…

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