Setback for Trump: Judge rejects request to dismiss secret files case

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Donald Trump’s request to dismiss a criminal case against him illegal storage of secret documents.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon in Florida came just hours after a hearing in which the presidential candidate’s lawyers argued that the case’s central allegation was unduly vague.

Cannon, who was appointed to her post by Trump, decided the matter “Deserves serious consideration”but it should not be decided at this time.

Trump has pleaded not guilty to 40 counts accusing him of storing sensitive national security documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach after he left office in January 2021 and overshadowing the U.S. government’s efforts to have hindered the ability to regain this.

It is one of the four Criminal cases he faces as he continues with his attempt to win back the White House in the US elections on November 5th.

Donald’s lawyers Trump card They asked a federal judge to dismiss the federal criminal case accusing him of illegally withholding classified documents on the grounds that he had the authority to preserve the records after he left the presidency.

The hearing in Fort Pierce, Florida, was the latest legal tactic Trump card to try to thwart the four criminal proceedings Faces on the campaign trail as the Republican candidate to challenge the Democratic president Joe Biden in the US elections on November 5th.

In this case, Trump card He has pleaded not guilty to 40 counts accusing him of storing sensitive national security documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach after he left office in January 2021 and disrupting the U.S. government’s efforts to to regain this, to have hindered.

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With information from Reuters.

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