Federal prosecutors have opened a grand jury investigation into former President Donald Trump and other officials who served in his administration over whether classified material that ended up at his home in Mar-a-Lago was mishandled.
“In recent days, the Justice Department has taken a series of steps showing that its investigation has progressed beyond the preliminary stages,” The New York Times reported. “Prosecutors issued a subpoena to the National Archives and Records Administration to obtain the boxes of classified documents.”
The investigation is centered on the National Archives discovering earlier in the year that Trump had taken home 15 boxes from the White House that contained government documents, including “items marked as classified national security information.”
“President Trump consistently handled all documents in accordance with applicable law and regulations,” a spokesperson for Trump said. “Belated attempts to second-guess that clear fact are politically motivated and misguided.”
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