In his post on his social media site, TruthSocial, Trump announced that he will be represented by Attorney Todd Blanche and a law firm, which he will later reveal, in the case within the scope of the “confidential documents” investigation, which he described as “the greatest witch hunt of all time”.
Trump thanked his lawyers Jim Trusty and John Rowley, who took care of the issue, and stated that he will reveal the names of other lawyers in the coming days.
The former President also posted, “When will Joe Biden be tried for his many crimes against our nation?” used the phrase.
Trusty made statements about the accusations against his client on a television channel he attended last night. Trusty announced that Trump will be prosecuted for “deliberately withholding US national defense information, withholding access to this information, perjury and conspiracy”.
Trump’s aide to blame
Trump also said he learned that charges were also brought against his deputy, Walt Nauta, as part of the investigation.
Claiming that the Justice Department was “trying to ruin Nauta’s life”, Trump said, “(Nauta) is strong, brave and a great patriot. The FBI and the Justice Department are corrupt.” used the phrase.
New audio recording claim about confidential documents
On the other hand, in a news report by CNN, a transcript of an audio recording was shared, suggesting that Trump was talking about a confidential document that he claimed did not remove the “privacy” status at a meeting in 2021.
Accordingly, at a meeting where he showed a secret Pentagon document about “attacking Iran”, Trump said, “As President, I could declassify this document, but now I can’t.” allegedly said.
According to the report, where Trump complained about Chief of Staff Mark Milley at the meeting in question, the former President said, “(Milley) said I wanted to attack Iran. Isn’t that great?” allegedly used.
In the news, it was pointed out that Trump shared the document in question with people who were not authorized to see the “confidential document” and that contrary to his previous statements, it could be used against him within the scope of the investigation, as it showed that the “secret documents” in his possession did not remove the confidentiality status.
Trump-appointed judge can hear case
According to the reports in the American press, it was suggested that the judge appointed by Trump, who was summoned to the federal courthouse in Miami on Tuesday, could be Aileen M. Cannon, appointed by him. However, it is unclear whether Cannon will remain in office for the entire duration of the lawsuit.
Trump announced that an indictment was being prepared against him
Trump announced that an indictment was prepared regarding “confidential documents” in his post on his own 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, “He received more votes than any incumbent president in our country’s history and is now well 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 former 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.