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Trump the Master

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September 16, 2022 10:10 a.m.

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Cannon’s order denying the DOJ’s stay request is insane enough that it seems to have overshadowed the other thing she did yesterday: issuing the attached “order appointing a special master.” The actual details of the order are gobsmackingly bad: the order┬áneuters Dearie’s authority before the process begins, boxes in the DOJ, and┬áputs Trump’s counsel in the driver’s seat of the entire process.

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