US court strikes down appointment of special master to review Trump records

A US appeals court on Thursday reversed a judge’s appointment of a special master to vet documents seized by the FBI from former president Donald Trump’s Florida home.

A three-judge panel of the Atlanta-based 11th circuit US court of appeals ruled in favor of the justice department in its challenge to a September ruling by US district judge Aileen Cannon.

The 11th circuit overturned Cannon’s decision to grant Trump’s request for a special master to vet the records to decide if some should be kept from investigators and to bar investigators from accessing most of the records pending the review.

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