FBI agents Monday executed a search warrant at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and home in Palm Beach, Florida, according to a statement by the former US president.
Trump said in a statement released to reporters and posted on his social media platform Truth Social that his “beautiful home” was “besieged, raided and occupied by a large group of FBI agents.”
“They even broke into my safe!” the statement read.
The presence of FBI agents in Mar-a-Lago was first reported by Florida Politicsciting unnamed sources.
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It wasn’t immediately clear what the agents were looking for or if they were removing materials from Mar-a-Lago, the resort Trump has called his home and political headquarters since leaving the White House in 2021.
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FBI and Justice Department spokesmen did not respond to messages seeking comment Monday night.
Widespread efforts to reverse Trump’s 2020 election defeat by President Joe Biden are currently under investigation by the US Department of Justice. Trump’s own actions during this time have reportedly become of interest to prosecutors and at least one grand jury tasked with investigating potential indictments.
His post-election conduct was also a key focus of the congressional committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol by Trump supporters.
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