It is unclear whether the court considering the case, US district judge Aileen Cannon, will endorse the Trump team's decision, but the DoJ's compromise .
In a filing submitted Monday night, Justice Department attorneys indicated that, in addition to the two retired judges they had previously recommended.
Trump advisers publicly rejected both nominees for attorney general earlier Monday.
This is only the most recent development in a long and complicated dispute over federal records the former president maintained at his Florida estate.
Only a few hours prior, Trump's attorneys had pleaded with Cannon to reject the government's request to reopen the criminal investigation into their client's illegal retention.
In their statement, Trump's legal team renewed their call for a special master to evaluate all of the seized files and urged the judge to uphold her prior order.