FBI Searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home
FBI agents were looking for secret documents about nuclear weapons among other classified material when they searched Donald Trump’s home on, it has been reported.
The Washington Post cited people familiar with the investigation as saying nuclear weapons documents were thought to be in the trove the FBI was hunting in Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.
They did not specify what kind of documents or whether they referred to the US arsenal or another country’s.
The report came hours after the attorney general, Merrick Garland, said he had personally authorised the government request for a search warrant.
He revealed that the justice department had asked a Florida court for the warrant to be unsealed, noting that Trump himself had made the search public.
Trump later released a statement saying he would not oppose but rather was “encouraging the immediate release of those documents.”
Trump further stated, via his social media platform Truth Social, that he believes the “nuclear weapons issue is a hoax.”