Mr. Smith is also overseeing the parallel investigation into Mr. Trump’s efforts to reverse his election loss in 2020 and the ensuing assault on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters on Jan. 6, 2021. Some witnesses close to Mr. Trump have been questioned by Mr. Smith’s team in connection with the both the documents and election interference inquiries. It is common in the Southern District of Florida for magistrate judges, not district judges like Judge Cannon, to handle pretrial motions. to search Mar-a-Lago, Mr. Trump’s private club and residence in Florida, suggesting that he believed there was probable cause that investigators would find evidence of a crime at the compound. The post Evidence in Trump Documents Case Hints at ‘Ongoing Investigations,’ Filing Says appeared first on New York Times.