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Exclusive: Trump was recorded talking about a confidential document he kept after leaving the presidency

Federal prosecutors have obtained an audio recording of a 2021 meeting in which former US President Donald Trump acknowledged he had kept a confidential Pentagon document about a possible attack on Iran, multiple sources have said. CNN .

The recording indicates Trump understood he withheld classified material after leaving the White House, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation.

On the recording, Trump’s comments suggest he would have liked to share the information but that he was aware of the limitations of his post-presidency ability to declassify the records.

A CNN did not listen to the recording, but several sources have described it. One of them said that the relevant part of the document on Iran lasts about two minutes, and another that the discussion is a small part of a longer meeting.

Source: CNN Brasil

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