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Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago docs fight
The Lead with Jake Tapper
Oct 5, 2022

Donald Trump asks the Supreme Court to intervene in the case of classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago estate. Plus, in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, rescue crews continue as authorities say the damage is so bad they can barely determine where property is. Then, Huma Abedin joins to discuss the U.S. role in Iranian protests.