The judge overseeing former President Donald Trump’s case involving mishandling of classified documents at Mar-a-Lago is considering granting him an extension for the trial.
The judge expressed doubts about the current schedule, citing the large volume of evidence presented by prosecutors.
The case, brought by the Biden Justice Department, accuses Trump of felonies related to his withholding classified documents from the White House. (Trending: Meet The Ultra Rich Megadonors Behind Democrats)
BREAKING: As expected, Judge Cannon will delay the trial schedule in Jack Smith's classified documents case against Trump. Details to follow pic.twitter.com/NLuZjF7ckG
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Trump maintains his innocence, claiming the documents were declassified by him.
The judge mentioned the need for additional time due to the large number of documents and security footage involved.
There have been setbacks for the prosecutor, leading to speculation that the case may be dismissed.
Former President Donald Trump’s lawyers told the federal judge overseeing his classified documents case that there were “extensive communications” among special counsel Jack Smith’s office, the White House, the Department of Justice and the National Archives and Records… pic.twitter.com/e8X2zzDeCO
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