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Donald Trump’s Home Search Warrant Reveals He Took Classified Material Home

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The former president of the United States could have violated the Espionage Law, in addition to having obstructed the work of Justice.

The search warrant for the home of former United States President Donald Trump, published this Friday, reveals that the former president took classified material home, for which he could have violated the Espionage Law, in addition to having obstructed the work of Justice.

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The attorney general of the United States, Democrat Merrick Garland, has asked the judge that the search warrant and the inventory of what was seized in the raid that the FBI carried out last Monday at Trump’s residence in Mar-a-Lago (Florida ) ceased to be under summary secrecy, something to which the former president agreed, and the order was published. In it, it is indicated that Trump is being investigated for three possible crimes: violation of the Espionage Act, obstruction of justice and destruction of documents. In case of conviction, they could carry from fines to prison terms, and disqualify him from holding political office.

For its part, the inventory shows that, among the documentation seized, there are twenty-six boxes, each labeled with a number, as well as several folders of documents and photos with the labels “top secret” or “confidential”. Among them, there is a document under the title “President of France”, and another on the request for pardon of Roger Stone, a Trump confidant, as well as numerous confidential documents without description.

The order, approved by Palm Beach Judge Bruce Reindhart, was signed on August 5, three days before the raid, and gave the FBI until the 19th of this month to carry out the search. That warrant listed what the FBI could seize: any document or box marked “classified,” any evidence of data transmission or national security information, and any presidential files created between January 20, 2017 and December 20, 2017. January 2021, Trump’s four years in office. They could also search for any evidence of destruction of documents from the Presidency.

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The order details the characteristics of Mar-a-Lago, a mansion with “approximately 58 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms”, located on a 6.8-hectare property and in which “office 45” could also be searched, alluding to the number that Trump occupies as president of the USA

“Everything was declassified,” says Trump

In the social network Truth, Trump has defended himself: “First of all, everything was declassified. Second, they didn’t need to seize anything, they could have gotten it at any time, without playing politics or going into Mar-a-Lago. Everything was in a secure warehouse. should have done was ask”.

Also this Friday, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) of the United States has denied Trump in his accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had not returned to that body documents taken when leaving the White House in 2017.

In addition, the president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has accused Trump of “instigating attacks against law enforcement”, for his criticism of the FBI after the search of his house, as he did in the attack on the Capitol of the January 6, 2021. On Thursday morning, a man tried to enter the local FBI headquarters in the city of Cincinnati (Ohio, USA), for reasons still unknown, and later died at the hands of the police.

Source: Eitb

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