Europe 1 with AFP 4:22 p.m., September 07, 2022
The FBI has seized documents from Donald Trump's residence containing information about a foreign country's nuclear weapons, according to the Washington Post.
The newspaper does not give additional details, and indicates that its sources did not reveal which country it was.
Information about a foreign country's nuclear weapons was discovered among documents seized by the FBI from Donald Trump's residence in early August, the
said on Tuesday , citing people familiar with the matter.
"A document describing the military forces of a foreign country, including its nuclear capabilities", was found among the many classified documents recovered by the federal police during the search carried out at the home of the former American president, writes the daily.
- Trump had "probably hidden" top secret documents at his home, according to the Department of Justice
The Washington Post does not give additional details, and indicates that its sources did not reveal which country it was.
On August 8, the FBI raided Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump's residence in Florida, and seized boxes of confidential documents that the Republican had not returned after leaving the White House, despite multiple requests.
Donald Trump denounces an "illegal and unconstitutional" act
A few days after the search, the
had assured that the FBI was looking for documents related to nuclear weapons.
Since this spectacular and unprecedented police operation for a former American head of state, Donald Trump, who openly plans to run for president in 2024, storms against an act he considers "illegal and unconstitutional" and repeats having been targeted for political reasons.
On Monday, a judge ruled in his favor and ordered that an independent expert be appointed to review the documents seized on August 8.
This decision temporarily prohibits federal investigators from using them as part of their criminal investigation.
Among the texts seized during the police operation are 18 documents classified as "top secret", more than 50 "secret" and 31 "confidential".