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‘Matter of life and death’: Former US attorney slams Judge Cannon’s latest ‘absurd’ ruling

After U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon once again denied a motion by Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith’s team in former President Donald Trump’s classified documents case, one former federal prosecutor is crying foul. Recently, Smith asked the judge overseeing the Mar-a-Lago case in the Southern District of Florida to grant an emergency gag […]

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‘Danger to law enforcement’: Jack Smith asks Judge Cannon to make Trump stop lying about FBI

In a new 12-page filing, Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith is urging U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon to take action to prevent former President Donald Trump from making baseless claims about the FBI supposedly trying to assassinate him. The filing, which Smith submitted to the Southern District of Florida on Friday night, asks […]

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Trump appointee Judge Cannon’s latest move amounts to an ‘indefinite trial delay’: expert

Former President Donald Trump’s federal classified documents trial is almost certainly not going to happen before the November election following the latest decision by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon. Cannon — whom Trump appointed to her lifetime post in 2020 — recently issued a decision that she will be “temporarily staying” Trump’s requirement to submit […]

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‘Cannon caves’: Legal experts say Judge Cannon’s latest ruling is ‘a big loss for Trump’

On Thursday, US District Judge Aileen Cannon ruled in favor of Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith in striking down former President Donald Trump’s motion to dismiss the charges against him under the Presidential Records Act (PRA). While legal experts largely agree the ruling itself is good news for Smith, they’re also cautioning him […]

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Former prosecutor shares why he hopes ‘Trump’s favorite judge’ grants his motion to dismiss

If US District Judge Aileen Cannon grants former President Donald Trump’s motion to dismiss the Mar-a-Lago classified documents case, one former federal prosecutor argues that it could end up working out in Department of Justice special counsel Jack Smith’s favor. On Friday, Judge Cannon struck down one of Trump’s two motions to dismiss the case. […]