Prosecutors Oppose Trump's Request For Discussion Of Classified Documents At Mar-A-Lago: 'Unnecessary and Unjustified'

Prosecutors argue against Donald Trump’s request to discuss classified evidence at his Mar-a-Lago residence, reports CNN.

Special counsel Jack Smith’s office stated that granting Trump’s request for a secure room at his Florida residence would be giving him “special treatment.”

The team argued that creating a secure location in Trump's residence, which also functions as a social club, would be “an unnecessary and unjustified accommodation.”

They further emphasized that Mar-a-Lago, aside from being Trump's residence, has hosted numerous social events and has hundreds of members and employees.

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The prosecutors argued that Trump should work with the Classified Information Security Officer (C.I.S.O.) assigned to the case to find suitable locations for discussing the classified evidence with his defense team.

The case’s progress awaits a protective order from U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon for handling classified materials.

The recent filing also addressed objections raised by Trump’s aide and co-defendant Walt Nauta about the proposed protective order. Prosecutors argued that the restrictions sought do not infringe on Nauta’s constitutional rights to defense.

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Mar-A-Lago Photo by Wangkun Jia on Shutterstock

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