(CNN) — Donald Trump’s legal team has agreed to release the landmark search warrant that authorized the seizure of federal records from the former president’s Mar-a-Lago home.
The Justice Department had told the court that it believes disclosing the confidential documents from the investigation is in the public interest.
The Justice Department said it supports the release of four documents: the search warrant itself, two attachments that describe at least some extent what is being sought and why, and a receipt provided to Trump’s legal team documenting what is being sought. who seized the property.
The magistrate judge overseeing the case will still need to formally order the opening before the documents are released.
The Mar-a-Lago search warrant identifies three federal crimes that the Justice Department is looking into as part of its investigation: violations of the Espionage Act, obstruction of justice, and criminal tampering with government records, according to The New York Times. .
The inclusion of the crimes indicates that the Justice Department has probable cause to investigate them, as it was gathering evidence in the search. No one has been charged with a crime at this time.
CNN obtained a copy of the search warrant and receipt and is reviewing it now.
News in development.