Former US President Donald Trump says his mansion in Palm Beach, Florida was raided by FBI agents.
President Trump issued a statement on Monday saying investigators were searching his Mar Arago estate, while a spokesman for the US Department of Justice said Attorney General Merrick When asked if Garland had authorized the search, he said he had no comment.
The raid was neither necessary nor appropriate," Trump said in a statement Monday.
However, the Justice Department has launched a preliminary investigation into Trump's removal of records from Florida property, a source familiar with the matter told The Associated Press in April.
The investigation began in February when the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration recovered approximately 15 boxes of White House documents from President Trump's home in Florida. } which included classified materials.
The U.S. House Oversight Committee announced at the time that it was expanding its investigation into Trump's actions, and would be submitting additional information to its archives.
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