FBI raided Mar-A-Lago ‘searching for nuclear docs’ & AG wants to unseal warrant

THE FBI raided Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resortto search for nuclear documentsand the Justice Department now wants the warrant unsealed, Berichte sagen.

Attorney General Merrick Garland has asked a federal court to release the warrant just days after the raid on Trumps Florida property.

The Justice Department has asked a federal court to unseal the search warrant for the raid on former President Donald Trump's Florida property, Attorney General Merrick Garland said

The Justice Department has asked a federal court to unseal the search warrant for the raid on former President Donald Trump’s Florida property, Attorney General Merrick Garland saidAnerkennung: AP
Trump blasted the raid at his Mar-a-Lago estate as a 'witch hunt'

Trump blasted the raid at his Mar-a-Lago estate as a ‘witch huntAnerkennung: AP
The request to unseal the search warrant comes amid claims that the FBI was searching for 'nuclear documents'

The request to unseal the search warrant comes amid claims that the FBI was searching for ‘nuclear documentsAnerkennung: AP

Neither Trump nor the FBI has said what may have been recovered during the search, which occurred on Monday.

It is also unclear exactly what FBI agents were looking for as they raided the property beginning at 6.30am.

jedoch, Die Washington Post reported on Thursday that agents were looking for nuclear weapons documents.

Federal authorities had to prove to a judge that there was reason to believe that a crime may have been committed in order to obtain the search warrant.

Garland confirmed that he approved the warrant, but did not offer additional insight in a press conference on Thursday.

TRUMP BLASTS RAID AS ‘WITCH HUNT

Trump previously commented about the raid on his Truth Social platform though he has not yet addressed the claims over nuclear documents.

He said that before the search, his “attorneys and representatives were cooperating fully,” further stating thatvery good relationships had been established.

Trump also said that government officials “could have had whatever they wanted, whenever they wanted, if we had it.”

The former president called the raid awitch huntand said that there werevery large numbers of agentspresent.

‘PUBLIC’S CLEAR AND POWERFUL INTEREST

Traditionell, documents like the search warrant stay sealed if there is an investigation pending.

A motion filed on Thursday cites thepublic’s clear and powerful interestin the case as reason for it to be unsealed.

In this case, revealing the warrant could disclose information about how Trump handled sensitive documents.

The Justice Department also asked that a list of the items that were taken from the Mar-a-Lago residence be released.

Trump may object to the release of the search warrant, in which case the Justice Department has to alert the judge by Friday afternoon.

‘INCREASE IN THREATS

There have been growing threats in recent days against government agencies after the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago, nach Angaben der Behörden.

One apparent threat came on Thursday when a man tried to breach an FBI office in body armor.

The armed suspect tried to get inside the visitor’s screening area at the Cincinnati FBI office at around 9.15am on Thursday.

He took off when agents confronted him and reportedly fired shots as a trooper chased him.

Der Verdächtige, identified as Ricky Shiffer, 42, was eventually shot dead by cops after an hours-long standoff.