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Aileen Cannon just put Trump case "in reverse": Attorney

Aileen Cannon just put Trump case "in reverse": Attorney
Amid the former president's classified documents case, Glenn Kirschner said Cannon is "moving away from a trial date rather than toward a trial date."

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U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon has made a significant move in the case involving former President Donald Trump and his alleged retention of classified documents. The judge has paused crucial deadlines in response to Trump's request for more discussion on presidential immunity, following a recent Supreme Court ruling. This decision has effectively pressed pause on when Trump's team needs to share expert information, when they must provide reciprocal discovery, and when the prosecution team has to submit certain classified document procedures. Meanwhile, prosecutors want Cannon to impose a gag order on the former president for falsely claiming that the FBI was instructed to shoot him if necessary during a raid at Mar-a-Lago. The case raises questions about presidential power, accountability, and the balance between fair trials and national security concerns. Trump's legal team is likely viewing this as a win, while prosecutors have warned that each day of delay could pose a national security risk. This case remains just one of several legal challenges Trump faces as he eyes another run at the White House against President Joe Biden.