Former Attorney General Jack Smith, who was appointed as the special authorized expert on the “confidential documents” investigation conducted against Trump, held a press conference after the case file within the scope of the “confidential documents” investigation that came out of Trump’s Florida mansion was made public.
Stating that Trump was charged with “gravely violating national security laws” and “participating in a conspiracy to obstruct justice”, Smith noted that the indictment was voted on by a grand jury in a Florida district court.
“I urge everyone to read[the indictment]from start to finish to understand the scope and seriousness of the crimes charged,” Smith said. he said.
37 charges against Trump in 49-page case file
Considering that the laws protecting national defense information are of critical importance for the safety and security of the USA, Smith emphasized that these laws should be implemented.
Emphasizing that the laws apply to everyone, Smith continued:
“It is very important to me to state that the defendants in this case should be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt. To that end, my office will seek a speedy trial on this matter in the public interest and in accordance with the rights of the accused.”
The case file within the scope of the “confidential documents” investigation that came out of Trump’s Florida mansion has been made public. In the 49-page case file, 37 charges were brought against Trump, including “deliberate concealment of national defense information”.
Trump announced that an indictment was being prepared against him
Trump announced that he had prepared an indictment regarding “confidential documents” in his post on his social media site TruthSocial last night.
Stating that he was summoned to the federal courthouse in Miami at 3 p.m. local time on Tuesday next week, Trump said, “The former veteran, who received more votes than any incumbent president in our country’s history, and is now far ahead of both Democrats and all other candidates in the polls for the 2024 presidential election. “I never thought something like this could happen to a US president. I’m an innocent man.” had used the words.
Confidential documents coming out of his mansion
Trump’s home in Florida was raided by FBI agents on the morning of August 8, 2022, to investigate “confidential documents”.
Describing the raid and the ongoing investigations as “political”, Trump specifically requested the documents taken from Mar-a-Lago to be reviewed by “an independent arbitrator or a special judge”.
The “confidential documents” and “January 6th Congressional raid” investigations against Trump are chaired by former Attorney General Jack Smith, who has been appointed as a special commissioned expert.
Donald Trump appeared before a judge in Manhattan Criminal Court on April 4 on criminal charges brought against him that he paid a “shutdown” to a woman during the 2016 presidential election. Trump has denied the accusations against him.