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Trump wants the Justice Department to set up a secure facility where he can discuss materials he allegedly mishandled

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Trump wants the Justice Department to set up a secure facility where he can discuss materials he allegedly mishandled
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Donald Trump’s lawyers on Wednesday asked a federal judge in Florida to order the government to “re-establish” a secure facility at his Mar-a-Lago resort where they could safely discuss the national security documents prosecutors say he illegally kept there.

In a court filing to U.S. District Court Judge Aileen Cannon, Trump attorneys Todd Blanche and Chris Kise asked for the accommodation after arguing special counsel Jack Smith’s proposed protective order on how they can discuss the sensitive materials recovered from the former president’s home was too onerous.

“This request is based on the immense practical and logistical hurdles and costs that make it virtually impossible for President Trump to make regular trips to a public facility to discuss classified discovery material with counsel as necessary to conduct a defense consistent with the rights afforded by the Constitution,” their filing said.

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