Cannon, who presided over the Mar-a-Lago classified documents trial against former US President Donald Trump, stated that plans for the hearing, which he previously announced will be held on August 25, regarding classified evidence, have been cancelled.
In the announcement, “There will be no hearing on August 25, 2023, which was previously stated in the court decision.” statement was included.
It is unknown where and when the hearing will take place.
The US district judge’s annulment notice stated that a public hearing would then be held at a “determined place and time to discuss security-related issues”.
Information on where and when the hearing will take place was not provided.
Judge Cannon noted that Trump, his deputy Walt Nauta, and Mar-a-Lago property manager Carlos De Oliveira were not required to attend the hearing.
In the case where Trump was accused of hiding confidential documents belonging to the state, Cannon had set the hearing date to begin the trial as May 20, 2024.
Secret documents from Trump’s mansion
Former US President Donald Trump’s home in Florida was raided by FBI agents on the morning of August 8, 2022 for “confidential documents” investigation.
Describing the raid and the ongoing investigations as “political”, Trump specifically requested the documents taken from Mar-a-Lago to be reviewed by “an independent arbitrator or a special judge”.
Former Attorney General Jack Smith, who was appointed as the special authorized expert on the “confidential documents” and “January 6 Congressional raid” investigations carried out against Trump, stated in the 49-page indictment that he announced on June 9, that Trump took confidential documents with him when he left his post at the White House and carried it with him. accused him of obstructing relevant federal investigations.
Trump, who appeared before a judge in Miami on 13 June upon the indictment and went down in history as “the first ex-president to appear in court for the second time as part of a federal investigation”, also denied 37 separate charges against him.
Trump had previously appeared before a judge in New York on April 4 on charges that he paid a “shutdown” to a woman during the 2016 presidential election.