Donald Trump’s Florida home should have been searched by the FBI, the former president claimed in a statement on his website, TruthSocial.
These are tough times for our country when my sweet home in Mar-a-Lago is now surrounded, searched and occupied by a large group of FBI agents. The former president wrote that this had never happened before for a president in the United States.
– Since I cooperated with the appropriate authorities, this sudden search was neither necessary nor expedient, he writes.
Neither the FBI, nor the Department of Justice, nor the White House wanted to comment on the case, many US media outlets wrote.
The FBI has long been investigating the congressional storming of January 2021. The reason for the research — and whether it is related to that investigation — has not been made public.
Sources for each news agency AP And the New York times However, he claims the research must be related to Trump taking classified material from the White House with him when he stepped down as president.
In the United States, it is illegal to destroy case documents under the Presidential Records Act. This legislation contains provisions to ensure that documents created or received by the President or Vice President are archived. The purpose of this legislation is that documents must be preserved and made available at a later time.
Trump took the classified documents with him to Mar-a-Lago when he left the presidential residence. In February, he returned 15 boxes of documents after the National Archives threatened legal action.
Eric Trump, Donald Trump’s son, told Fox News that the search was due to the National Archives’ desire to turn over more documents.
Trump refers to the action as an attack from the radical left in Democrats, and claims it’s happening because they don’t want him to run for president in 2024.
– What’s the difference between this and Watergate? asks Trump, referring to the scandal that led to Richard Nixon’s resignation after the Democratic Party offices were stormed.
Now the opposite is happening: Democrats are storming the home of the 45th president of the United States, Trump wrote.
According to the report, Trump should not have been on the property at the time of the inspection CNNWho was in contact with Trump.
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