The former President confirmed that FBI agents were at Mar-a-Lago and said "they even broke into my safe."
He was at Trump Tower in New York when the search warrant was executed in Florida, a person familiar told CNN.
Secret Service agents stand at the gate of Mar-a-Lago after the FBI executed a search warrant at the Palm Beach, Florida, estate, August 8, 2022.
The FBI's search included examining where documents were kept, according to another person familiar with the investigation, and boxes of items were taken.
Following the National Archives' recovering of White House records from Mar-a-Lago in recent months, the FBI on Monday had to verify that nothing was left behind.
"President Trump and his legal team have been cooperative with FBI and DOJ officials every step of the way.
There was communication between the FBI and US Secret Service before the search warrant was executed Monday, a person familiar with the matter said, allowing for the FBI to access the estate without any complications. »