October 2, 2022

The Indie Toaster

Complete News World

Justice Department Releases Warrant That Prompted FBI Action on Trump’s Home; The former president had secret documents the world

A judge America The search and seizure warrant justifying the operation was made public this Friday (12). FBI at home Donald Trump This week in Mar-a-Lago, Florida.

The document makes clear that the former president is under criminal investigation for possible violations of the Espionage Act, obstruction of justice and the destruction of federal government records.

A search warrant authorized FBI agents to seize items from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home to investigate crimes related to the Espionage Act, which prohibits the unauthorized possession of national security information that could harm the United States or help a country.

The disclosure reveals that Trump is in a complicated legal situation. Violations of any of the broader laws can be severe: the Espionage Act carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison, the Obstruction of Justice Act carries a maximum sentence of 20 years, while the Government Record Destruction Act can deter criminals. Will hold re-election office in future.

Along with the warrant, a list of what the FBI seized at Mar-a-Lago was released: 11 sets of classified documents, including Four are confidential and three are confidential.

Trump says he declassified all documents before leaving office.

The US Justice Department chief says he authorized the move at Trump’s home

Suspicion of the Espionage Act

FBI agents took more than 30 items, including more than 20 boxes, folders of photos, a handwritten note and a benevolent grant made to Roger Stone, a longtime friend of the former president and Trump ally. Information about the “President of France” is also included in the list.

“Top Secret” is the highest level of secrecy reserved for a country’s most closed national security information. It is usually kept in special government facilities because its exposure could seriously harm national security.

There are federal laws that prohibit the mishandling of sensitive material (the Espionage Act is one of them). Trump increased the penalties for doing so while in office, making the crime a felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Fox News reported that a search warrant earlier this week at Trump’s Florida home gave US federal agents the authority to seize documents and records containing evidence of materials allegedly illegally at the site.

The warrant gave agents the power to seize “all physical documents and records containing evidence, contraband, proceeds of crime, or other illegally obtained material,” a violation of the U.S. Code, including documents with secret identifiers. and the president created records between January 20, 2017 and January 20, 2021, Fox News reported, citing redacted documents.

Separately, Trump’s lawyers told the administration the former president did not object to the public release of the search warrant, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing Friday.

In response, Trump, the president before him, Barack ObamaHe had secret documents on nuclear weapons.

Check out g1’s most viewed videos