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US News FBI searches: How Donald Trump is preparing his counterattack

01:40  24 august  2022
01:40  24 august  2022 Source:   lexpress.fr

Donald Trump undermined by seizure at his home "top secret" documents

 Donald Trump undermined by seizure at his home © Reuters - David Dee Delgado The former American president, Donald Trump, when he arrived at Trump Tower in New York City, 9 August 2022. Donald Trump is more than ever suspected of having violated national security laws. Since the search of his residence in Mar-A-Lago on Monday August 8, and the publication Friday August 12 of the list of seized documents, the former American president is at the heart of a media and judicial storm.

The former American president asked a court to appoint an independent expert to examine the documents seized by the FBI to determine whether some of them can remain confidential .

Donald Trump souhaite la nomination d'un expert indépendant qui serait chargé de passer en revue les documents saisis et de déterminer lesquels il peut garder © AFP.com/stringer Donald Trump wishes the appointment of an independent expert who would be responsible for reviewing the documents seized and determining which he can keep

"We are doing everything to recover the documents". In a statement, Donald Trump counterattack on the legal ground. The former American president asked a court on Monday August 22 to appoint an independent expert to examine the documents seized by the FBI during a p Erquisition on August 8 in his residence in Mar-A-Lago, Florida , In order to determine if some of them can remain confidential.

FBI has returned Trump's passports.

 FBI has returned Trump's passports. The US federal police FBI has returned the former US President Donald Trump when he was searched for his property in Florida. This was written by Trump on the Truth Social, which he co-founded. © ROSS D. Franklin/AP/dpa The former president of the United States of America: Donald Trump. He at the same time criticized the search of his estate Mar-A-Lago. The FBI agents would have taken everything they had seen, «as an ordinary criminal would do.

This search, led by the federal and unprecedented police for a former head of state, "was illegal and unconstitutional, and we are doing everything to recover the documents," said the republican billionaire.

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in a judicial document where he repeats having been targeted for political reasons, the ex-president wishes the appointment of an independent expert who would be responsible for reviewing the documents seized and determining which Donald Trump can keep "confidential", and which would therefore not be used in surveys. "They have taken protected documents" by confidentiality between customers and lawyers, a- He added in his press release. The list of objects seized by the FBI, made public, mentions many documents classified "Top Secret".

USA-Trump wants to prevent the FBI from analyzing the documents seized at home

 USA-Trump wants to prevent the FBI from analyzing the documents seized at home USA-Trump/Documents: USA-Trump wants to prevent the FBI from analyzing the documents seized at home Washington, August 23 (Reuters)-The Former American president Donald Trump asked a federal court on Monday from provisionally preventing the FBI from analyzing the documents seized at his home in Florida, two weeks ago, until the appointment of an expert to supervise the procedure.

interviewed by the Washington Post , Stephen Ryan, a experienced experienced defense not involved in The Mar-A-Lago affair said that he doubted that a judge is giving the request of Donald Trump to appoint an independent expert to examine the documents seized by the FBI . "The classic reason you wish there Appointment of an independent expert is that the defense lawyer thinks that there can be privileged information between the lawyer and the customer among the documents seized. In this specific case, it is not at all clear that there is privileged information, "said Stephen Ryan.

" The government has been treating it in a long time "

in February 2022, the National Archives had declared having had to recover in Florida Fifteen Cartons of documents that Donald Trump had taken with him when he left Washington in January 2021. In these boxes, letters from Barack Obama and of the North Korean leader Kim Jong a , a card of the United States which had been the subject of stormy exchanges with the American weather service, but also several documents marked "secret-defense".

USA-Plus of 300 classified documents recovered from Trump-Presse

 USA-Plus of 300 classified documents recovered from Trump-Presse USA-Trump/Documents (photo): USA-Plus of 300 classified documents recovered at the home of Trump-Press Washington, August 23 (Reuters)-The US government has recovered at the Floridian home of former President Donald Trump more than 300 documents with the "classified" mention, including content from the CIA, the FBI and the National Security Agency, the New York Times reported on Monday , quoting people by the way.

A file of the safe by Donald Trump also caught attention since his Entitled indicates: "President of France". Which suggests that the ex-the-local house retained sensitive personal information on his former French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

The investigators suspect the Republican To have violated an American law on espionage which very strictly supervises the detention of confidential documents. Donald Trump assured that these documents had been declassified.

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Donald Trump and his supports also brandish what they consider to be an instrumentalization of justice for political purposes. "The government deals with President Donald Trump in a long time," wrote his lawyers in the judicial document. They claim that he is "the favorite of the republican primary for the presidential election of 2024" as well as to the presidential election itself "if he decides to apply". Justice "cannot be used for political objectives," they still launch.

Donald Trump is also targeted by surveys on his efforts to reverse the results of the 2020 presidential election and on his role in the assault of his supporters against the Capitol on January 6, 2021 . He is not currently pursued in any case.

Biden describes "Extremism" by Trump and his camp as a danger to democracy .
US President Joe Biden has branded his predecessor Donald Trump and his political allies as a threat to US democracy. "Donald Trump and the Maga Republicans embody an extremism that threatens the foundations of our republic," said Biden on Thursday evening (local time) during a live speech in the big city of Philadelphia.

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