More than 11,000 government documents and photos were seized when the FBI searched Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate last month.
A document describing a foreign government’s military defenses, including nuclear capabilities, was found during a search of former US President Donald Trump’s home in Florida last month, according to reports. in the Washington Post.
The US newspaper, citing people familiar with the matter, did not identify the foreign government discussed in the document, nor did it say whether the foreign government was friendly or hostile to the United States.
Representatives for Trump and the Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Reuters news agency.
The FBI recovered more than 11,000 government documents and photos in the process August 8 search on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, according to court filings.
According to a Postal Service report, some of the seized documents detailing top-secret US operations that require special notice in addition to top-secret clearance.
Some of the documents were so restricted that even some of the highest-ranking national security officials in the Biden administration were not authorized to review them, the Post said.
Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said late last month she would conduct a “rating rating“Among the documents seized by investigators during the search of Mar-a-Lago, as well as” the Intelligence Community (IC) assessment of the potential threat to national security posed by the disclosure of relevant documents”.
The US Justice Department is investigating Trump for deleting government records from the White House after he left office in January 2021 and keeping them at his Florida estate.
Trump and his allies have denied any wrongdoing, saying some documents may have been accidentally removed from the White House or claiming that Trump declassified the documents.
On Monday, a federal judge agreed to Trump’s request to appoint a special expert to review records seized during the FBI search, a move there is a possibility of delay criminal investigation by the Department of Justice.