Keys to the FBI's search warrant against Trump and the documents recovered from...

Keys to the FBIs search warrant against Trump
Keys to the FBIs search warrant against Trump
Khushbu Kumari

Four items make up the type of documents that the FBI searched for in former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, where it managed to recover 28 types of information, including highly classified files, photographs, among other papers in boxes and different containers

The FBI search of former President Donald Trump 's residence in Mar-a-Lago has been going on and on , but the order of Southern District of Florida Judge Bruce Reinhart makes it possible to recognize the scope and importance of the federal investigation and why the exmandatario could be worried.

The order is divided into two parts, one in which it establishes the search area that the FBI established and for which it received authorization from Judge Reinhart.

That included former President Trump's office, marked “Office of 45,” meaning the “Office of the 45th President,” in addition to other spaces.

However, the most important thing is what the agents were looking for , for which four items were created that specify the type of documents and information to which they should pay attention on the search and delivery of files on August 8, according to a document signed by the former president's lawyer, Christina Bobb.

Classified documents- The order specifies the search for “any physical document with classification marks”, which could be found in “any container/box (including any other content) in which said documents are found”. The wording of this part of the order seeks to allow searching in containers, within containers, and anything that functions as such.

National defense information- The search for information and “communications in any form, related to the recovery, storage or transmission of national defense information or classified material” was ordered.

Official documents- Each president must deliver to the National Archives office the documents prepared during his mandate, including those written by hand that have to do with government affairs. The search warrant stated that agents should search “any government and/or presidential records created between January 20, 2017 and January 20, 2021.” That coincides with the start and end day of the Trump Administration.

Evidence of tampering- Agents were also to look for “any evidence of knowingly altering, destroying, or concealing any government and/or presidential record, or any document with classification marks.”

The classified documents can be of different types, but those related to national security range from those on weapons, to actions or negotiations with other governments. The range is very wide, but each document specifies its scope.

Espionage investigation?

The detail on the recovery of documents reveals 28 types of information found by the agents and recognized at 6:19 pm by the lawyer of former President Trump.

The list includes an executive order pardoning Roger Jason Stone Jr., documents on the president of France; a leather folder with TS/SCI classified documents; potential record on the president; two bound with photographs; a handwritten note; 21 boxes labeled with different information; various secret documents, and other highly confidential documents.

Due to the type of documents that former President Trump had in his possession without authorization, it is possible that the FBI was applying the Espionage Act to obtain the authorization of Judge Reinhart, citing the search based on Chapter 36 of the 18 United States Code. States, specifically Section 793 .

“Collection, Transmission, or Loss of Defense Information,” reads the title of that Section, referring to “anyone who, for the purpose of obtaining information regarding national defense with the intent or reason to believe that the information would be be used to the detriment of the United States."

Who is the judge who authorized

Judge Reinhart has received several attacks on social networks and threats have even been reported against him, as occurred against the FBI after the Mar-a-Lago operation.

Even Senator Marco Rubio (Florida) has questioned Judge Reinhart's impartiality, and the Republican joined the conspiracy theories about the judge's support of former President Barack Obama, not to mention that the magistrate has been a donor to Republican campaigns as well, by supporting Jeb Bush in 2016.

“They found an Obama donor judge, not even a judge, a magistrate, to give them the search warrant,” Rubio said on Fox News.

Verbal attacks or threats of aggression against Judge Reinhart are worrying after the actions of MAGA supporters against FBI agents.

Last Thursday, a man died after being shot by police in Ohio, after attacking an FBI office in Cincinnati , after the operation defended by the Department of Justice.

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