The classified documents indictment of Donald Trump would seem, on paper at least, to be the most straightforward of the four criminal cases the former President is facing.
Reams of classified files were stashed in Trump’s office and storage room and he boastfully showed off to guests one such document he acknowledged was “secret,” federal prosecutors have alleged. His own lawyer is quoted in the indictment as saying Trump encouraged him to mislead investigators who demanded the documents back, and prosecutors have since secured the cooperation of a Mar-a-Lago staffer who says the ex-President asked about deleting surveillance footage at the Palm Beach property.
But that doesn’t
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