As revealed in 49 page federal indictmentThe charges include concealing information, concealing documents, conspiracy to obstruct justice and perjury.
US authorities have found More than 300 classified documents at Trump’s residence in Mar-a-Lago, Florida,
Jack Smith, the Justice Department special prosecutor handling the case, assured that laws protecting national defense information are necessary and must be followed.
“We have a set of laws in this country and they apply to everyone. Apply those laws and gather facts. That’s what determines the outcome of the investigation. No more, no less.”
Donald Trump, who became the first former president in US history to face federal charges, continues to deny any wrongdoing.
United States National Archives This Friday Highlights Former President Donald Trump (2017-2021) They were required to return official documents upon leaving the White House, and that photocopy also falls into that category.
Thus that institution once again disowned the former president, who was accused of moving classified documents to his Florida mansion when he left power, alleging this Friday that he had committed no crime and that he was determined to do so. The law was authorized on the record of the President
The National Archives recalled that the law required that all documents generated during the presidency or vice presidency must be delivered at the end of the term.
This regulation requires presidents to separate presidential documents from personal papers before they leave office, and leaves the custody and subsequent preservation of official papers in the hands of the archives.
There is no specific clause that allows former presidents to have access to these documents. With them for a certain period of time, and if after leaving the White House they discover that they are keeping official documents among their personal ones, they must notify them so that the Archives can take care of them.
The archives recalled that before Trump left the White House, the now-former Republican president had expressed no intention of donating documents to the Presidential Library or having a document named after him, so his Florida mansion was to be considered a temporary installation. there is no reason. Similar.
the statement specifies Photocopies may also be considered presidential documents “depending on how they were used or maintained in the White House.”
The Presidential Records Act, passed in 1978, was first implemented under Republican President Ronald Reagan (1981–1989).
The National Archives insisted that its staff went to the White House to help transfer the documents before Trump handed them over to Democrat Joe Biden.
Presidential records include documents created or received by the President or his immediate team or anyone in his executive office Whose function is to advise the President in his activities.
According to the indictment released this Friday, Trump would have taken with him hundreds of classified documents, including nuclear secrets, which he would have kept in a safe. Different parts of their Mar-a-Lago, Florida, mansion include a bedroom, a ballroom, a bathroom, and a shower.