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EXCLUSIVE: J.D. Vance Rips Special Counsel Jack Smith’s Data Collection Warrant

Sen. J.D. Vance, R-Ohio, sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday regarding a warrant obtained by special counsel Jack Smith to prosecute former President Donald Trump.

In the letter, a copy of which was first obtained by the Daily Caller, Mr. Vance said that Mr. Smith's data collection warrant, which gave the special counsel access to Mr. Trump's Twitter account, was a violation of the Constitutional Amendment. It said it violated Section 4 and asked Garland to immediately deny the search warrant.

“The scope of the warrant obtained by Jack Smith cannot be overstated. The warrant application's reference to “specific articles to be seized'' was ultimately incorporated by reference into the warrant itself.'' “However, this has never materialized,” Vance said in the letter.

“The Fourth Amendment states that a valid warrant “limits the power of investigation to specific areas and matters for which there is probable cause'' and that “the search is carefully tailored to the warrant and that the search is Part of the broad exploratory research that the framers intended to prohibit. All of the “probable cause” presented in Smith's warrant application remain sealed, but all tweets that include usernames associated with President Trump's Twitter account (as well as “reply” to those tweets) ,” Vance continued.

Read the letter here:

(Retrieved by caller every day) – -… by henry rogers

“This administration has already shredded its own credibility by using the criminal justice system to entrap the current president's leading political opponents. “Resist from compounding that abuse with broad search warrants that expose countless Americans to intensive searches simply because they happened to 'mention' a comment made.” Vance added. (Related article: 'I object': J.D. Vance says Biden's key Justice Department nominee will continue to be detained over Trump indictment)

In July, President Trump announced that Special Counsel Jack Smith had sent him a letter informing him that he was being investigated for allegedly trying to overturn the 2020 election. (Related: Jack Smith's Trump prosecution has major First Amendment issues, legal experts say)

Vance then asked Garland to revoke the search warrant obtained by the special counsel.

“To prevent further erosion of public trust in our criminal justice system, we call on the Department of Justice to immediately rescind the sweeping search warrant that Special Counsel Jack Smith obtained in January,” Vance said. wrote.

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