Former Official Who Investigated Hillary Clinton’s Emails Says Documents Recovered By FBI In Trump’s Mar-A-Lago Are ‘Amazing’ And ‘Terrible’

  • A former Justice Department official who oversaw Hillary Clinton’s emails said the documents recovered at Mar-a-Lago were “horrible.”

  • FBI agents found Trump with 11 sets of highly classified government information.

  • One set of documents contained highly sensitive classified information.

A former Justice Department official who oversaw investigations into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails said the confidentiality of the documents the FBI recovered from Mar-a-Lago was “especially startling and especially egregious.” Told.

on monday, FBI Hunts Former President Donald Trump Palm Beach, Fla., returned home and seized 11 sets of classified documents from the former president. Trump is being investigated by the Justice Department for whether he violated three of his federal laws, including: spy law.

According to a search warrant issued by the Department of Justice, one of these sets of classified information was designated as classified information. Confidentiality level of classified documents I can receive.

David Raufman, former chief of the U.S. Department of Justice’s counterintelligence division, told anchor Erin Burnett, “The fact that he was releasing SCI material, that it was in jeopardy, so to speak, was particularly alarming. It’s a terrible thing,” he said. on CNN.

release of confidential information could cause “very serious damage” to national security, according to Executive Order 13526.

One of Trump’s many defenses after the raid was that documents found in his home had been declassified, but there’s little evidence that this is the case.

Raufmann told CNN that Trump “has consistently grossly disregarded the protection of classified information and the Intelligence Committee throughout his presidency,” citing the former president’s possession of top-secret government documents. It didn’t surprise me.

“That said, for me, who has overseen the prosecution of multiple defendants under the Espionage Act provisions, the same law is leveled as the basis for a search warrant executed at the home of the former president of the United States. It’s shocking to see that,” Raufmann said.

Raufmann also said the discovery of the documents during an FBI search “perfectly justifies a government investigation” into the former president.

“It remains to be seen whether this investigation will turn into a full criminal prosecution,” Raufmann said.

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