– It was not an easy decision, says Merrick Garland. The US Department of Justice has asked to make public the warrant that led to the search of Mar-a-lago this week.
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– Faithful compliance with the rule of law is the basic principle of the Ministry of Justice and our democracy. Upholding the law, without fear, is exactly what the Justice Department is doing.
This is what the Minister of Justice in the United States, Merrick Garland, says during the first public press briefing The FBI search of Trump’s luxury villa Mar-a-lago on Tuesday night.
– The ministry has asked to make the search warrant public, in light of the fact that the former president confirmed the search, and the considerable public attention surrounding it, says the Minister of Justice.
The White House was not notified in advance of Garland’s statements, writes Reuters.
Garland went on to say that he personally approved the search of Trump’s home, but that the department does not take such decisions lightly.
– When possible, the practice is to use less intrusive means, instead of a search, he says.
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