(FixThisNation.com) – Former President Donald Trump has defended his choice to have classified materials stored in his Mar-a-Lago estate, arguing that he should have kept the document and everything was “settled.”
Following his exit from the White House, Trump transported hundreds of documents, many of which were classified from the White House to his Mar-a-Lago home. Last year in May he had been issued a subpoena for their return. However, Trump refused to return the documents which ultimately led to the FBI raiding his Mar-a-Lago home and retrieving hundreds of documents with varying degrees of “classified markings.”
Trump is currently facing a federal investigation relating to any potential mishandling of these documents. The former President has repeatedly claimed that he is innocent and he has slammed the FBI and the Department of Justice for the way that they have handled this case.
Trump has also regularly argued that prior to leaving office he had declassified all the documents before taking them to his Mar-a-Lago home.
On Friday, Trump took to Truth Social to once again compare his case to that of President Joe Biden. Classified documents were also discovered in Biden’s possession, dating back to his time in the Senate and the Obama administration. Following the discovery of the classified documents special counsel Robert Hur was appointed to investigate any mishandling relating to the documents found in Biden’s home.
In his Truth Social post, Trump is stating that the special counsel assigned to his case was harassing him and his people instead of focusing on “crooked Joe Biden.” He proceeded to argue that this is another case like “Russia” and that it was a witch hunt against him. He added that he did everything as dictated in the Presidential Records Act and that he should not have returned any documents until the case was settled as he was allowed to have those documents.
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