FORT PIERCE, Fla. (NEWSnet/AP) — Donald Trump arrived Monday morning at a federal courthouse in Florida for a closed hearing in a criminal case charging him with mishandling classified documents.

The hearing was scheduled to discuss the procedures for the handling of classified evidence in the case, which is currently set for trial on May 20. The former president faces dozens of felony counts accusing him of keeping highly classified records at his Mar-a-Lago estate and obstructing FBI efforts to get them back.

U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon expects to hear arguments in the morning from defense lawyers and in the afternoon from prosecutors, each outside of the other's presence.

Trump's motorcade arrived at the courthouse in Fort Pierce shortly after 9 a.m.

This is one of four criminal prosecutions Trump faces amid his efforts to be elected again to the White House in November.

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