A federal judge on Monday dismissed former President Donald Trump's lawsuit against the FBI for its raid on his Florida home.
Judge Aileen Cannon said she was dismissing Trump v. United States for "lack of jurisdiction," Business Insider reported.
The ruling came after Cannon previously appointed a special master in the case.
The judge issued her ruling after a federal appeals court had written a scathing decision overturning Cannon's initial decision to side with Trump and grant him a special master to review documents taken in the FBI's search.
A unanimous federal appeals court on Dec. 1 ended an independent review of documents seized from Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information.
The decision by the three-judge panel represented a significant win for federal prosecutors, clearing the way for them to use as part of their investigation the entire tranche of documents seized during an Aug. 8 FBI search of Mar-a-Lago.
It also was a repudiation of arguments by Trump's lawyers, who for months had said that the former president was entitled to have a so-called "special master" conduct a neutral review of the thousands of documents taken from the property.
The decision was a unanimous opinion from the three-judge panel of Republican appointees, including two who were selected by Trump.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.
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