FBI agents combed through Melania Trump's wardrobe and combed through Donald Trump's private office. Former First Family member Mar-a-Lago's home in Florida on Monday morning.
Post said the search warrant used by the FBI to enter the palace-like Palm Beach property was evidence of the president's records and classified information stored there. I learned that it focuses only on
Sources close to the former president say his FBI agents or Justice Department lawyers conducting the search did not allow Trump's lawyers to observe the operation inside the 128-room building. Therefore, he expressed concern that he may have "planted something". Over 9 hours.
The raid by more than 30 plainclothes agents from the Southern District of Florida and the FBI's Washington Field Office not only spanned the entire 3,000-square-foot estate of the Trump family, but also , a separate office and vault, and a locked basement vault where 15 cardboard boxes of material from the White House were kept.
Witnesses to the search said all boxes were confiscated by federal agents on Monday, but there was no list of items provided by the FBI, so what else?
via Getty Images Box contains letters from Barack Obama and Kim Jong Unand other correspondence with world leaders , which contains President Trump's documents and memorabilia. It was something.
Corcoran cooperated fully with federal authorities in returning the documents to the National Archives and Records Administration, according to sources at Mr. Trump's attorneys, led by Mr. Evan.
In June Corcoran granted FBI agents access to a windowless storage room in Mar-a-Lago. Trump stopped by the basement at one point to say hello, according to someone who was there. I moved to his golf course.
Mar-a-Lago was closed for the season, with minimal staff, including a groundskeeper, at the time of Monday's raid.
20 Acres Private His Country Access to his club is believed to have been granted by heavily armed United States Secret Service (USSS) agents stationed at the main gate and carrying M4 carbines. Caught off guard by the attack, the former president's lawyers arrived an hour later.
The FBI would not have executed the warrant without first notifying the Secret Service, according to a former senior USSS official.
"USSS legal counsel would have instructed [them] to look at a copy of the warrant and then withdraw."
Air-conditioned private quarters clad in white marble. Once inside, the agents instigated a search of every room, and shocked staff members were instructed by Trump's lawyers to unlock the doors and allow the FBI access to every room. Luxurious Versailles master her bedroom, which Melania renovated two years before her.
Another group of agents, including professional safety-crackers, raided a large Spanish stucco building built in 1924. We moved to another location and searched Trump's office for safety.
The attitude of his three DOJ attorneys who accompanied the FBI was described by one witness as "arrogant" and they repeatedly told Trump representatives to: he said. we can go anywhere
Despite a sweltering 91-degree temperature on Monday, the federal government barred Trump's lawyers from sheltering in the cool lobby or observing the search. , was left outdoors in the scorching sun near the parking lot.
The federal government instructed Trump's agents to turn off security cameras, but they refused.