Only after the midterms did the Washington Post come out with a story clearing Donald Trump of supposedly selling nuclear codes.
Remember how, on Aug. 8, roughly 30 federal agents executed a search warrant at Mar-a-Lago, the Florida home of former President Donald Trump—an unprecedented action. Remember that Trump says the material he still kept had been declassified – by him.
The FBI obtained the search warrant as part of an investigation into Trump relating to three federal criminal statutes:
- violations of the Espionage Act regarding unauthorized retention of national defense information;
- destroying or concealing records “with the intent to impede obstruct or influence” federal government activity;
- illegal removal or destruction of federal government records (without respect to cause).
And yet, it has all now evaporated! Pouf! Another Trump smear prior to an election.
Exclusive: Federal agents believe former president Donald Trump’s motive for allegedly keeping classified documents was largely his ego and a desire to hold on to the materials as trophies or mementos, according to people familiar with the matter. https://t.co/HQNtRMChJ3— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 14, 2022
“A review by agents and prosecutors found no discernible business interest in the Mar-a-Lago documents, people familiar with the matter said “Washington Post November 14, 2022
Leftist conspiracy theorists have spent months arguing that he’d brought the classified documents home with him to share them with foreign agents — code for Russians — because he’s a traitor who’s working against America’s interests. They just can’t let go of that other fake charge The Steele Dossier.
Good article here.