Justice Dept. Seeks to Unseal Search Warrant of Trump Home

The Justice Department has asked a court to unseal the search warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump

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FILE - Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington, Aug. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has asked a court to unseal the search warrant the FBI received before searching the Florida estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday. Garland cited the “substantial public interest in this matter” in announcing the request at a hastily scheduled Justice Department news conference. Garland also said that he personally approved the search warrant, which was part of an ongoing Justice Department investigation into…

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