Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Federal authorities said they would return Donald Trump's three passports Tuesday, as the Justice Department faced rising pressure to release more details and justification for the unprecedented search of the former president's Florida estate.



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"The notification about the passports came Monday in an email made public by Trump's representatives. Jay Bratt, a top official in the Justice Department's National Security Division, said in the email agents determined the travel documents were unrelated to the search Aug. 8 for classified documents.

"We are returning them, and they will be ready for pickup at (the Washington Field Office) at 2 pm today," Bratt wrote of the two expired passports and one active diplomatic passport.

The FBI said in a statement that in executing search warrants, the agency "follows search and seizure procedures ordered by courts, then returns items that do not need to be retained for law enforcement purposes."

In the same article....

"Judge sets hearing on whether to unseal Trump search affidavit

The Florida federal magistrate who signed off the search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate has set a Thursday hearing to weigh arguments on whether to unseal the government's affidavit supporting the search."

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2022-08-16 05:22 PM | Reply

Must have scared trump bad when he realized he couldn't flee the country.

#2 | Posted by Tor at 2022-08-16 07:00 PM | Reply

Where did they ever get Passports large enough to contain those manly men's authoritarian man tiny fingerprints?

Not to mention....

"Kari Lake ROASTED after saying Trump, DeSantis have Big Di** Energy!"

#3 | Posted by Corky at 2022-08-16 07:01 PM | Reply


Normal criminals generally have to wait months or years to get literally anything back or are required to bring a civil action.

#4 | Posted by Sycophant at 2022-08-17 10:15 AM | Reply

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