Takeaways from the first hearing with the Mar-a-Lago search special master

Dearie, a seasoned and widely respected jurist, showed skepticism of Trump’s arguments about how the review should proceed, while stressing a desire to move quickly. His appointment order — issued by US District Judge Aileen Cannon in Florida — said he must finish his review by the end of November.

Cannon ordered the third-party review after Trump filed a lawsuit claiming that the review was necessary to filter out materials covered by attorney client privilege, as well personal items that do not belong in the hands of the investigators.

While Dearie gets going on sifting through the approximately 11,000 documents seized in Mar-a-Lago, the Justice Department is asking an appeals court to revive its criminal investigation into the materials marked as classified, as Cannon blocked investigators from using the seized materials during the special master review.

Dearie puts Trump on notice that he will need to put up or shut up on declassification

Dearie — who served for several…

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