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Tue May 21, 2024, 02:54 PM May 21

Lawyers found classified docs in Trump's bedroom 4 months after Mar-a-Lago search [View all]

Source: Politico

Four months after the FBI raided his Mar-a-Lago estate, Donald Trump’s attorneys discovered four documents marked “classified” in his personal bedroom.

That revelation was among several cited by U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell in a newly unsealed 2023 opinion that found prosecutors had presented compelling evidence that Trump knowingly stashed national security documents in his home and then tried to conceal them when the Justice Department tried to retrieve them.

In her 87-page opinion, Howell said the likelihood that Trump committed crimes was a basis to permit special counsel Jack Smith to question the former president’s attorney Evan Corcoran on topics that would normally be shielded by attorney-client privilege.

Prosecutors, Howell said, had demonstrated that Trump knew Corcoran had been tasked in June 2022 with informing the government that all classified materials had been returned, “a representation that the former president … knew to be wrong.”

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2024/05/21/trump-classified-documents-bedroom-00159182

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Loose Cannon on deck! You know - All the best people. flashman13 May 21 #11
And some have had 2000 volts run through them for it Wednesdays May 21 #13
see below, my response to your response AllaN01Bear May 21 #18
Because (theoretically) the US doesn't arbitrarily lock up people NanaCat May 21 #24
It's acceptable everywhere to set no bond if a person is deemed a "danger to the community" if released. PSPS May 21 #34
Maybe he made a deal with the Devil? Dave Bowman May 22 #37
Find the ones in Bedminster so charges can be filed up there and get away from trump-slurper Cannon. NBachers May 21 #2
I've never understood why the FBI did not search Bedminster. Lonestarblue May 21 #4
John Brennan, ex CIA director, believes Trump has classified docs at other residences. Irish_Dem May 21 #5
Of course Trump has secret document stashed elsewhere. sop May 21 #7
Yes this is obvious and has to be the assumption. Irish_Dem May 21 #14
My guess is that DENVERPOPS May 21 #23
It takes crime scene investigative skills to think about GOP behavior. Irish_Dem May 21 #29
None of that would surprise me. sop May 21 #35
Great summary ID NC DENVERPOPS May 22 #39
The problem, of course, is that believing NanaCat May 21 #26
We are not trying a case in a courtroom. Irish_Dem May 21 #30
Bravo.....& THX NC DENVERPOPS May 22 #40
Thanks for True Blue American May 21 #17
Who was telling DipShit Don which documents were more important than others is my question. This is not NoMoreRepugs May 21 #3
There had to be an inside person in the WH who was helping Trump w/ the classified doc theft. Irish_Dem May 21 #31
It really doesn't make sense that they didn't search every single bug-infested property. Novara May 21 #6
Probable cause Traurigkeit May 21 #12
I hope I'm still alive when they dig up Ivana to see what he stuffed Greybnk48 May 21 #8
I really need to ask this question, because i Don't know why it hasn't been answered before. bluestarone May 21 #9
Cannon has been a very loyal dog for TSF. He and Putin should be bankrolling her every effort. ffr May 21 #10
Check. Ivana's. Coffin. Talitha May 21 #15
Agree. That coffin was True Blue American May 21 #21
Maybe it's Rebl2 May 21 #16
impeach and recurse . AllaN01Bear May 21 #20
Or is True Blue American May 21 #22
this . AllaN01Bear May 21 #19
Damn, the FBI did a good job searching. republianmushroom May 21 #25
You point out DENVERPOPS May 22 #41
Remember Melania squawking how the FBI went through her underwear drawer? no_hypocrisy May 21 #27
The more offhand traitor's theft is treated Marthe48 May 21 #28
DOCS Ladythatvotesblue May 21 #32
why not file this last item is a special court? Captain Zero May 21 #33
He probably just forgot ... live love laugh May 21 #36
Cannon needs to be out and the DOJ and Dems needs to re-align their priorities SpankMe May 22 #38
You hit several nails on their heads........ DENVERPOPS May 22 #42
totally agree... and FFS Dems need to start knocking some heads around about this and not let Rethugs constantly LymphocyteLover May 22 #45
This whole situation with this lunatic traitor running around free and Cannon ignoring his threat to national security LymphocyteLover May 22 #43
Trump should never again have oasis May 22 #44
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