After it was revealed that prosecutors were leading the investigation into classified documents found in the mansion of Donald Trump in Mar-a-Lago that they are close to reaching a verdict, the former president's lawyers went to the Department of Justice (DOJ) to intervene on behalf of your client.
The Washington Post reported that three people familiar with the case revealed that attorneys Lindsey Halligan, John Rowley, and James Trusty made their case Monday morning about why their client should not be charged.
The lawyers, who spent more than two hours inside the DOJ and left without mentioning a single Speaking to the press, “They met with Justice Department personnel, including special counsel Jack Smith and a senior career official, but not Attorney General Merrick Garland or Assistant Attorney General Lisa Monaco.”
The informants, who spoke anonymously, did not indicate what was said inside, however, they are certain that something big is coming.
The aforementioned outlet also indicated that these types of meetings are not rare when a verdict is being reached, however, it is very likely that the prosecutors will not favor the person being investigated and will drop the full weight of the law on the person.
“TwoTrump advisers briefed on Monday's meeting said they continue to believe Smith will finalize an impeachment decision in the coming The advisers said that They are preparing for a possible impeachment against the former president and the meeting did not change their expectations,” The Washington Post reported.
Trump's legal representatives have been asking Garland for a meeting two months ago to discuss the “unfair” treatment the former president is receiving, they even sent a letter to Congress assuring that the issue must be dealt with administratively.
As the day progress, Trump seems to have no way out, as clear evidence has appeared that puts him behind the ropes, such as for example videos of workers moving boxes with documents, audio where the former president can be heard talking about a classified document, among other details.
So far, neither Trump's representatives nor officials at the DOJ have mentioned anything on the matter.