“Some of them are starting to go dark and to stay as far away from this as they can.”.
Some of the seized classified information was highly sensitive and top secret, designated to remain only in a secure government facility.
Sources told The Washington Post in a report Thursday that some of the classified documents were believed to be related to nuclear weapons, which was a key reason for the urgent search.
The warrant indicated that Trump is under investigation for a possible violation of the Espionage Act, obstruction of justice, and removing and destroying official documents.
The Espionage Act prohibits anyone from obtaining defense information with the possible intent of using it against the U.S. or to further the interests of a foreign country.
Trump has called the legal search a “raid,” a “siege,” “lawless” and “corrupt.”.
Though several Trump allies appear to be “going dark,” Dawsey predicted that others will continue to speak out on the former president’s behalf, citing their faith in his “Houdini-like” ability to escape accountability. »