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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) did not warn US President Joe Biden before coming to search the estate of his predecessor, Donald Trump. This was reported to reporters by White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
“The President was not informed, did not know about it. No one in the White House was warned, — she said (quoted by Reuters).
Searches on the estate of Mar-a-Lago in Florida took place the day before. According to Politico and CNN sources, the investigative actions are related to the way the ex-president handled White House documents. The US National Archives and Records Administration suggested that Trump, leaving the White House, took 15 boxes of documents, including classified ones, to his estate. After negotiations with the Trump team, the papers were returned to the archive. According to the newspaper and TV channel, the Department of Justice initiated the issuance of a search warrant to the FBI to make sure that no stolen documents were left on the estate.
The Justice Department and US Attorney General Merrick Garland have not yet commented on the searches, Reuters reports. it's such a grand and unprecedented move that I'm sure they wouldn't do it without a good enough reason,” — former prosecutor Randall Eliason told the agency, adding that the Justice Department acted wisely by not saying anything about investigative actions.
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politician, President of the United States
November 20, 1942
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