Trump clas­si­fied doc­u­ments judge sets hear­ing over co-defen­dants’ bid to toss indict­ment

Trump classified documents judge sets hearing over co-defendants’ bid to toss indictment

A Flori­da fed­er­al judge pre­sid­ing over the crim­i­nal clas­si­fied doc­u­ments case of for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump set a hear­ing for his two co-defen­dants’ efforts to toss out their indict­ments next week.
U.S. Dis­trict Judge Aileen Can­non called on Mon­day for a nonev­i­den­tiary hear­ing at 10 a.m. on April 19 over sep­a­rate motions from Mar-a-Lago prop­er­ty man­ag­er Car­los De Oliveira and Trump valet Walt Nau­ta. While the hear­ing won’t involve Trump, it will take place just four days after jury selec­tion begins in his sep­a­rate hush-mon­ey case in Man­hat­tan, where he is expect­ed to attend the tri­al each day the court is in ses­sion for the next sev­er­al weeks.

Walt Nau­ta (cen­ter), valet to for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump, his attor­ney Stan­ley Wood­ward (rear), and Car­los De Oliveira (fore­ground), the prop­er­ty man­ag­er of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, leave the Alto Lee Adams Sr. U.S. Cour­t­house on Aug. 10, 2023, in Fort Pierce, Flori­da. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

The April 19 hear­ing will address De Oliveira’s motion to dis­miss the indict­ment as well as Nauta’s motions to dis­miss for fail­ure to state any offense, for vague­ness as ap …