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Former President Trump Says FBI Raided Mar-A-Lago Home

BREAKING NEWS - Associated Press


Former President Trump said in a lengthy statement Monday that the FBI was conducting a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate reprts ABC News. He described the search as an “unannounced raid,” and said it was not “necessary or appropriate.”

The circumstances of the search were not immediately clear, though the Justice Department has been actively investigating the discovery of classified information in boxes of records that were taken to Trump’s Florida residence after he left the White House.

The action marks a dramatic escalation in law enforcement scrutiny of Trump and comes as he has been laying the groundwork to make another bid for president.

“After working and cooperating with the relevant Government agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or appropriate,” Trump said in his statement.

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