Jack Smith Melts Down In Desperate Plea To Judge Cannon

By Daniel Walker | April 5, 2024

Jack Smith's filing

There is tension between Special Counsel Jack Smith and Judge Aileen Cannon, appointed by Trump to oversee his case involving classified documents in Florida. 
 

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Smith has taken the unusual step of filing an appeal to prompt Judge Cannon to address jury instructions regarding the President Records Act (PRA). 
 

Trump argues

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Trump argues that the PRA permits him to declassify any Mar-a-Lago documents, some of which may contain national security secrets.