As special master, U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, previously requested more information from Trump’s attorneys concerning the declassification of over 100 sensitive documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate. According to Trump’s attorneys, revealing that information now would force them to prematurely disclose a defense to any subsequent indictment.
In a half-hour speech delivered from Scranton, Pa., Mr. McCarthy seized the themes that President Biden was addressing in a prime-time address. He turned them on their head against Democrats in a remarkable attempt at political jujitsu aimed at muddying the waters about Mr. Trump’s conduct and handling of sensitive government information.
Mr. Kise is expected to make his debut at a hearing scheduled for Thursday by Judge Cannon. An individual who has knowledge of the matter says, Mr. Kise has a deal to join Mr. Trump’s team and will leave Foley & Lardner to do so. In the past, he has successfully argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. As a longtime GOP activist, he served on the transition teams of former Republican Gov. Rick Scott and current GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Judge Gina Groh said that although she generally honors plea agreements, the sentencing options, in this case, were “strikingly deficient” given the seriousness of the charges. According to Groh, the couple committed the crime “for selfish and greedy reasons” but could have caused great harm to the Navy and others. Neither of these plea agreements seems justified to me, Groh said.