Trump files complaint challenging legality of Mar-a-Lago search

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump filed a legal motion Monday requesting the appointment of a special master in response to the FBI’s search of his Mar-a-Lago property earlier this month.

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Read the full complaint below.

The attorneys argued in the filing that the documents taken from the Florida residence were “presumptively” covered by executive privilege, The Associated Press reported.

“This matter has captured the attention of the American public. Merely ‘adequate’ safeguards are not acceptable when the matter at hand involves not only the constitutional rights of President Trump, but also the presumption of executive privilege,” the attorneys wrote.