OAN’s Brooke Mallory
5:56 PM – Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Special Counsel Jack Smith, in a search warrant served on Company I asked for details. President Trump’s tweets from October 2020 to January 2021.
It is seeking a list of all users and accounts that liked or retweeted President Trump’s posts between October 2020 and January 2021. Heavily redacted search warrantalong with “all associated logs and metadata” that may include location information, among other things.
As a result of this incredibly broad request, the Department of Justice will have access to data on millions of U.S. customers.
by new york postX initially delayed approving the request, resulting in a $350,000 fine against the platform.
Additionally, the warrant requests a list of all devices used to log into President Trump’s account and all IP addresses connected to them. This means that information may have been disclosed to the special prosecutor by an employee or assistant logged into the account.
They demanded access to all data on President Trump’s Connect and Notifications tabs, including search history, blocks, mutes, and even tweet drafts.
X (Twitter) was also directed by the warrant not to inform President Trump of the search order. The company tried to overcome this in court, but failed.
“There is reason to believe that notice to the former president, a sophisticated actor with a broad platform, would result in legally permissible harm,” Smith argued in his rebuttal.
” [Non Disclosure Order] This authorization was granted based on facts showing that notifying the former president would result in destruction or tampering with evidence, intimidation of potential witnesses, or other significant risk of delaying the investigation or trial. ”
Stay informed. Receive breaking news directly to your inbox for free. Subscribe here. https://www.oann.com/alerts
Please share this post!