New Classified Documents Found In Trump Storage Unit In Florida Along With Wrestling Belts
A legal team working for Donald Trump found at least two documents marked as classified in a storage unit in West Palm Beach, Florida used by the former president.
The items were turned over to the FBI as part of the investigation into whether Trump complied with a subpoena issued in May requiring him to turn over all classified materials.
The documents were found along side wrestling belts that Trump had collected.
The new findings indicate that Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, where the FBI found hundreds of classified documents during a raid conducted over the summer, was not the only location where the former president kept classified material after the end of his presidency.
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Lawyers searched other three Trump properties: The Trump Tower in New York, the Bedminster golf club and an office location in Florida.
They only found documents in the Palm Beach storage unit, where the General Services Administration had shipped Trump’s belongings after he left the White House.
The former president has been in a legal battle with the Department of Justice over the investigation. The latest development was an appeal court decision against Trump that determined that a special master doesn’t need to review documents seized by the FBI – which could delay the investigation.
In a statement, a Trump spokesman said the former president “continue do be cooperative and transparent” and accused the Justice Department of committing an “unprecedented” and “unwarranted attack” against Trump and his family.
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