Donald Trump Jr. offers his father’s wildest defense yet over Mar-a-Lago documents

Donald Trump Jr.Arguing that if his father, a civilian living in a Florida resort, still holds the nuclear code, it’s probably a “good thing.”

“By the way, for the record, if Donald Trump actually still has the nuclear code, I think it’s probably a good thing,” he said at a campaign event for Rep. Matt Gates (Florida Republican) on Monday. rice field. .

“Our enemies look at Joe Biden and say, ‘You know? We should attack now.'”

Donald Trump and his allies have since produced a rotation of sometimes contradictory excuses. FBI searched Removed a box of documents from the former president’s Mar-a-Lago residence on August 8, which reportedly contained classified material.

of Search warrant revealed The FBI was investigating Trump for possible espionage law violations.

The search resulted in Trump calling the FBI, accusing him of planting evidence in his home without grounds. report He may have had documents about nuclear weapons as “hoaxes.”

He also claimed to have been allowed to bring classified material to Mar-a-Lago. he had a ‘standing order’ Declassify documents he brought from the Oval Office to the White House residence – claim many of his own former top advisors Labeled absurd and false.

monday trump filed a lawsuit against The U.S. government has said it will wait until third-party court officials are appointed to review the documents and determine whether they should be returned to him because they are protected by the attorney client. Attempts to prevent authorities from reading the material. Or Executive Privileges.

This article originally appeared on huff post and updated.