The National Archives of the United States of America (NARA) alerted lawyers of former US President Donald Trump in May 2021 about the loss of several letters sent by former President and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Others during the Trump administration.
Notably, General Counsel for the National Archives and Records Administration, Gary Stern, wrote to former Trump White House attorneys – Patrick Philbin, Mike Purpura and Scott Gast – on May 6, 2021, alerting them that the letters Trump exchanged – was provided. CNN has learned that the letter received with Kim and from his predecessor, President Barack Obama, was unaccounted for.
In addition to the letters from Barack Obama and Kim Jong Un, the National Archives may also have reported a lack of about 24 boxes of records, which is why Stern requested the help of Trump’s former lawyers to ensure that the archives were “received”. All presidential records required by law.
Stern, emphasizing the request from the White House, Pat’s attorney, said, “It is our understanding that approximately two dozen boxes of original presidential records were kept in the White House during President Trump’s last year in office and were not transferred to NARA.” it was done.” Cipollone, who requested the return of the said documents.
The disappearance of these documents provides further details, showing how the US National Archives was requesting the return of boxes of the president’s records before the FBI searched classified documents at the former president’s Florida residence last August. .
In documents collected by federal agents during the August 9 raid on the Mar-a-Lago residence, some confidential files have been found that even describe a foreign government’s military security, including its nuclear capabilities. are also included.