Trump faces up to 37 charges for hiding classified documents at his Florida residence
Former U.S. President Donald Trump faces up to 37 charges for concealing classified documents from his Florida residence. up to 37 criminal charges. These range from deliberate withholding of national defense information, to conspiracy to obstruct justice as part of the investigation against him for the more than 300 classified documents found at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida.
Specifically, Trump faces 31 counts of. willful withholding of national defense information; to one count of conspiracy to obstruct justice; another for possession of records; another for concealing documentsas well as three more charges of concealing a document during a federal investigation, scheming and false statements.
The 49-page federal indictment, which reflects the same charges for the former U.S. president’s aide, Walt Nauta, was made public Friday in full after Trump was indicted by a Miami state district grand juryas reported by NBC News.
U.S. authorities have found more than 300 documents with classified markings at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, Florida residence. The bulk of the document investigation has been conducted by a Washington grand jury.
The grand jury’s decision comes on the heels of months of investigation by the Justice Department, in an inquiry led by special counsel Jack Smith, who is also investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on Capitol Hill and for Trump’s attempts to obstruct change in the U.S. presidency.