The judge who approved the search warrant FBI agents executed on former President Donald Trump’s home is not handling Trump’s request for an independent party to be appointed, but could take over the request at some point.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart approved the warrant on Aug. 5, after reviewing a document called an affidavit in which an agent outlined why a warrant should be approved. Three days later, agents gathered at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach and seized materials from the estate.
Reinhart has come under fire from some for denigrating Trump in a Facebook post and for representing clients linked to the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Reinhart spent years in private practice after serving as a U.S. prosecutor and before assuming his current position….
Source: The Epoch Times