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Trump's team hid classified documents

Trump’s team hid classified documents

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The US Department of Justice says it has evidence that documents taken from the White House by former President Trump were later hidden at his Florida home. According to the ministry, this happened to thwart an FBI investigation. A Trump lawyer allegedly “clearly denied” FBI agents access to boxes in a storage room at his home in June.

The ministry makes this known in a new piece submitted to the inquiry on Trump’s request, called Special Master to set up. It is an independent party that is sometimes appointed by a judge in important cases to oversee the documents being examined. The hearing of the case will be held tomorrow.

First picture

The 36-page submission included a striking photograph that was featured prominently in all major news media in the United States. It shows classified and potentially top-secret documents strewn across the floor of Trump’s office at his home in Mar-a-Lago.

This is the first time that an image of the newly uploaded documents that led to the attack on Trump has been shown. He himself describes the move as part of a ‘witch hunt’ against him.

At least three classified documents are printed on White House letterhead. news site Politics Talks about a “startling photo”.

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First image of classified documents found on Trump

Next to the papers is a box with Time magazine covers. The ministry said the documents were in Trump’s personal possessions as “relevant evidence of the legal violations under investigation.”

Violation of the Espionage Act

At Trump’s request, the special master must evaluate those documents During a search on August 8 The case was taken at Mar-a-Lago in order to remain secret. For example, it may be in some of the former president’s communications.

During the search, FBI agents found 20 boxes of classified documents, ring binders with photographs and a handwritten note. captured. Maybe for Trump US Espionage Act Violated by taking the documents with you and keeping them at home.