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Offbeat Why was Donald Trump's residence in Florida been searched by the FBI?

18:40  09 august  2022
18:40  09 august  2022 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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  Pourquoi la résidence de Donald Trump en Floride a-t-elle été perquisitionnée par le FBI ? © Copyright 2022, L'Obs

an extraordinary operation. According to Donald Trump, who announced it on Monday, August 8, his residence from Mar-A-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday, August 8, was searched by FBI

. If the former American president is at the heart of several judicial cases, according to sources close to the file, the operation would be linked to an investigation into the potential mismanagement of classified documents. "So that's it, I'm missing?" ": Threatened by the revelations on the January 6, Trump prepares his comeback

This investigation relates to documents, some of which classified" top secret ", which would have been swept away by the ex-president in Mar-A-Lago When he left the White House-rather than transferring them to the National Archives. A violation of the "PRESIDENT RECORD ACT", a law of 1978, according to which any memo, letter, note, e-mail and all other written communications related to the exercise of the presidency must be preserved.

Documents regularly neglected in January, the national archives had recovered in Florida fifteen cards of documents that Donald Trump had taken with him when he left Washington a year earlier. Among these documents, letters and notes of heads of state, including North Korean leader Kim Jong-un or his Democratic predecessor at the White House Barack Obama, or a map of the United States that had been the subject stormy exchanges with the American weather service. According to the "Washington Post"

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, which cites anonymous a source close to the investigation, the inventory of these found documents is a hundred pages.

The classified documents, identified in a separate inventory, would approximately three pages. "A single page - or even a very sensitive portion of information - which would be incorrectly published could bring significant damage to national security," said the source.

Video: United States: Donald Trump's residence in Florida searched by the FBI (Dailymotion)

After having recovered these documents, the National Archives, Federal Agency, had asked American justice to open an investigation into these facts. "The" PRESIDENT Record Act "is essential for our democracy, in which the government must account for the people," said David S. Ferriero, archivist of the United States in February.

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Mar-A-Lago, residence of Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida. (Larry Marano/Shutterstock/Sipa)

according to members of the entourage of Donald Trump, the latter regularly neglected documents, in particular by tearing them away. According to "Confidence Man", book to appear in October by the journalist of the "New York Times" Maggie Haberman whose Axios site has broadcast

extracts, the staff of the White House also discovered regular bundles of papers butting the toilets And suspected the president of wanting to get rid of documents.

For the time being, the FBI has not confirmed this search or comments. The reason for this operation, several months after the withdrawal of documents by the national archives, is still uncertain.

At the heart of several cases This affair of confidential documents is not the only one for which Donald Trump is in the collimator of justice. A parliamentary committee has been looking for a shedding light on its role in the assault on Capitol , on January 6, 2021, when of the hundreds of its supporters had sowed violence and chaos for the siege of the seat of the seat of the seat of the seat of the seat of the seat Congress, delaying the certification of the victory of his Democrat Rival Joe Biden in the presidential election. But, for the time being, no prosecution has been engaged against him. For the President of the Commission, however, Donald Trump opened the valves "to disorder and corruption" and must be held as legally responsible for the attack.

At the end of July, the Minister of Justice Merrick Garland had not dismissed the possibility of prosecution. "We intend to account for anyone who is criminally responsible for [his role in] the events around January 6, in any attempt to interfere with the legal transfer of power from one administration to another ", he said.

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Finally, two investigations, one civilian and the other criminal, are carried out in New York on suspicions of financial fraud within the Trump Organization.

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