Donald Trump called the FBI raid a political conspiracy.
The FBI searches were related to specific documents placed in 15 boxes.
Trump is believed to have taken these documents to Mar-a-Lago after leaving the White House.
Washington. The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raided former President Donald Trump’s residence in Florida to look for documents related to nuclear weapons. This was suggested in a report in The Washington Post. The report was neither confirmed nor denied by the US Department of Justice, which oversees the FBI, nor by the investigative agency.
Government officials are concerned that documents may fall into the wrong hands at Trump’s Florida home. Trump did not hand over these documents to the new government. His officials have been talking to Trump for these documents for months. Trump accused FBI agents of raiding and conspiracy to defame political conspiracy.
According to US media reports, the FBI’s search was related to documents stored in 15 suitcases that Trump took to Mar-a-Lago when he left the White House in January 2021, some of which were classified by the National Archives as classified documents. it was done. marked it. The FBI on Monday raided former US President Donald Trump’s private club and Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
In fact, the US Justice Department is investigating whether Trump hid confidential records at his Florida residence after leaving the White House in 2020. The FBI has raided Trump’s home as he prepares to launch his bid for the presidency in 2024.
Significantly, Trump is also facing investigation in another case of allegedly instigating the mob that attacked the US Parliament House on January 6, 2021. Last February, the National Archives asked the Justice Department to investigate the maintenance of White House documents on the Trump issue. The National Archives previously said that at least 15 boxes containing White House documents, some of which were classified, were confiscated from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.
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First Published: August 12, 2022, 17:56 IST