Trump asserts that the clemency requests that the FBI took from Mar-a-Lago should be given back to him.

In Washington Donald Trump, a former president, insists that the clemency requests he received while in office as well as other documents relevant to immigration policies that the FBI took from Mar-a-Lago should be restored to him.

Justice Department lawyers identified nine documents that Trump is asserting are his own “personal records” by invoking the Presidential Records Act and a district court case in a letter sent to the special master designated to evaluate the documents on Thursday.

The DOJ lawyers informed Dearie that “for its part, the administration categorizes those nine documents as presidential records.”

The president’s “authority to give reprieves and pardons for transgressions against the United States, except in instances of impeachment” is referenced in six of the nine documents, according to the submission. There were no specifics concerning the documents, such as who submitted the clemency pleas, in the letter to Dearie.

Two of the documents, according to the statement, “relate to immigration efforts and the president’s authority under the Immigration and Nationality Act and other immigration and border control legislation.” A printed email message from someone at one of the military academies to the president in his official role regarding the academy’s sports program and its connection to martial spirit is included in the remaining document.

Nothing more was said about those materials in the filing, either.

The nine documents, according to the federal government, are presidential records and therefore not be given back to Trump. The documents are official records that were “created or received by the President, the President’s immediate staff, or a unit or individual of the Executive Office of the President” and “in the course of conducting activities which relate to or have an effect upon the carrying out of the Constitutional, statutory, or other official or ceremonial duties of the President,” according to the lawyers.

The attorneys also dismissed Trump’s claim that the FBI had removed personal documents when they searched his Florida resort.

Every day, non-government personal records are seized for use in criminal investigations. Additionally, it is crucial evidence in the government’s investigation into this matter that more than 100 documents with classification marks were mixed in with unclassified and even personal records,’ they added.

Trump lost last week when the Supreme Court rejected his plea to enable a special master to review records that had been taken from his Mar-a-Lago estate as part of his legal battle with the Justice Department.

The 11,000 records that federal officials confiscated in August amid suspicions that Trump had illegally retained official White House records after he left office are much larger than the more than 100 classified documents that were discovered at Mar-a-Lago.

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