Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

Trump's team may have intentionally concealed classified documents when agents tried to retrieve them in June.

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Cannon, who was appointed in 2020 a few months before Trump stepped down, rejected the government's argument.

The records belong to the government and that Trump is no longer president and therefore cannot claim executive privileges.

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He gave Trump's legal team and the Justice Department until Friday to jointly file a proposed list of special master candidates.

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The one the court eventually taps would require the requisite security clearance and legal expertise.

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It is unclear whether the Justice Department will appeal against Canon's decision or on what grounds.

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Justice Department spokesman Anthony Cooley said. Representatives for Trump did not respond to a request for comment.

"Remember, fighting 'justice' and a corrupt department of the FBI requires courage and 'daring'."