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Trump Documents Bear Hallmarks of Closest-Held US Secrets (1)

Aug. 31, 2022, 5:47 PM

Secret documents strewn over Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home revealed for the first time the highly sensitive nature of national security papers the former president was keeping.

The Department of Justice filing to a federal court late Tuesday, which includes a photograph of the documents, makes the accusation that someone at Trump’s Florida estate may have tried to remove papers before an FBI visit to the property in June following a grand jury subpoena.

That signaled possible obstruction and helped the FBI secure a warrant to carry out the unprecedented Aug. 8 search of Mar-a-Lago.

A photo the government included in ...