The U.S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge to hold Donald Trump and his legal team in contempt of court for not complying with a subpoena issued ordering the 2024 Presidential candidate to turn over all classified documents.
The Washington Post broke the news: Prosecutors have urged a federal judge to hold Donald Trump’s office in contempt of court for failing to fully comply with a May subpoena to return all classified documents in his possession, according to people familiar with the matter — a sign of how contentious the private talks have become over whether the former president still holds any secret papers.
One of the key areas of disagreement centers on the Trump legal team’s repeated refusal to designate a custodian of records to sign a document attesting that all classified materials have been returned to the federal government.
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