(DCWatchdog.com) – In a stunning development, attorneys for former President Donald J. Trump have revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized upwards of 200,000 pages of documents when they executed a search warrant at Trump’s home and office at Mar-a-Lago while looking for documents the federal government believes Trump is not legally allowed to possess.
The number of documents that had been publicly revealed previously was 11,000.
CNBC outlines the latest in “FBI seized almost 200,000 pages of documents from Trump at Mar-a-Lago, his lawyers say in new court filing“:
“FBI agents seized nearly 200,000 pages of documents from the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump, his lawyers revealed in a new court filing.
“It was previously known that FBI agents took about 11,000 documents from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach during an Aug. 8 raid in connection with a criminal investigation of his removal of government documents from the White House when he left office in early 2021. More than 100 of the documents were classified or highly classified.
“Wednesday night’s filing in Brooklyn federal court by Trump’s lawyers was the first time that the huge number of pages that comprise those documents was disclosed.” [emphasis added]
Currently, the United States Department of Justice and Trump’s attorneys are arguing over how long it will take for that volume of documents to be reviewed by a special master.
FBI seized almost 200,000 pages of documents from Trump at Mar-a-Lago, lawyers say in court filing https://t.co/M5M3yskwuW
— CNBC (@CNBC) September 29, 2022
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