Judge Aileen Cannon Smacks Down Jack Smith In Scathing Court Order

By Bo Beard | April 27, 2024

Appointed by Trump

In a legal twist, Judge Aileen Cannon's recent ruling rejected Special Counsel Jack Smith's request for secrecy in the legal battle involving former President Donald Trump's classified documents.

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Judge Cannon, appointed by Trump and overseeing the case, criticized Smith’s broad plea for confidentiality regarding FBI interviews, highlighting a growing dispute over the extent of information disclosure in the investigation.

The judge’s choice

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The core of the disagreement revolves around the judge’s choice to unveil Walt Nauta’s voluntary FBI interview from 2022, just before a critical hearing on defense motions.