The Department of Justice said senior Judge Raymond Deary acceptable, along with with two previously proposed candidates: retired federal judges Barbara Jones and Thomas Griffith.
“Each of them has substantial judicial experience during which they presided over federal criminal and civil cases, including federal cases involving national issues of security and privileges, prosecutors wrote.
Darling, originally a candidate of former President Ronald Reagan was a federal judge. in New York since the 1980s. He retired in 2011 and now senior judge on scheme.
It is not yet clear when US District Judge Eileen Cannon will make a decision. who in special there is a master.
A gun last week granted Trump’s request for third-party advocate outside of in government to review withdrawn materials and asked each side submit proposed candidates. A gun also ordered criminal investigators at the Department of Justice to stop using withdrawn materials as part of their ongoing investigation until special Master finishes his review.
Trump Opposes Justice Department Candidates, But Didn’t Say Why
“The plaintiff objects to the proposed nominations of department of Justice. The Claimant believes that there are certain reasons why these candidates are not preferred. for service as a special master in this case,” Trump’s lawyers wrote.
The Department of Justice nominated Griffith, who served as a judge on US District Court of Appeals in Washington DC from 2005 to 2020 and Jones, former federal prosecutor who was special master in several recent high-profile investigations.
Trump team also suggested attorney Paul Hack Jr., former Partner at Jones Day Law Firm. The Justice Department took a stand against Huck Jr., noting that he “doesn’t seem to experience”three judges.
On Monday, Trump’s lawyers said the court did not ask for detailed reasoning and they try to be”more treat candidates with respect party.”
“Plaintiff also represents it more treat candidates with respect party hold grounds for opposition from the public and is likely to be widely circulated as a plea,” Trump’s lawyers wrote. “Therefore, the plaintiff asks this court for permission to specifically express our objections to the candidates of the Government only at the moment when the Court indicates a desire to receive and consider what information.”
Trump and the Department of Justice also disagree on Another key Aspects of in special duties of a captain, including how for a long time review should take, who is responsible for payment special master, and what type of documents are subject to review.
In deference to the government’s hope for quick review of thousands of documents seized by the FBI, the Justice Department wrote that “in choosing from three candidates, government respectfully asks the court to consider and select a candidate best set to timely perform in special duties of a captain.
This story was updated with additional details.
Hanna Rabinovich of CNN contributed to this report.