Judge Cannon Smacks Down Jack Smith In Major Ruling

By Daniel Walker | April 9, 2024

The Presidential Records Act

Special prosecutor Jack Smith faced a setback as U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon of Southern Florida declined to provide an immediate decision on jury instructions concerning the Presidential Records Act. 
 

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The Presidential Records Act has become central to former President Donald Trump's defense against accusations of mishandling classified documents. 

Declassify materials

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Trump asserts that the Act empowered him to declassify materials.