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Trump appears on tape admitting he kept classified document about possible attack on Iran

Federal prosecutors have it on their hands a recording dating back to the summer of 2021in which the former president of USA Donald Trump admits that after leaving the White House retained in his possession a classified Pentagon document regarding a possible attack on Iranas broadcast yesterday Wednesday (31/5) by the American network CNN.

The Reuters news agency emphasizes that it is unable to confirm CNN’s disclosurewho did not hear the recording, but cites descriptions from well-informed sources who are not named.

The recording shows Trump, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024, understood to be in possession of classified material after he leaves the White House in 2021according to the television network.

Trump’s comments suggest that would like to share the informationbut was aware of the restrictions on declassifying classified documents after he left office, two sources cited by CNN said.

Special counsel Jack Smith, who is leading two investigations into Trump — the first into questioning Biden’s 2020 presidential election loss and the second into the handling of classified documents — did not respond to a Reuters request for comment on the revelation. of CNN. A spokesman for Trump also declined to comment on the information.

Trump lost to Democrat Joe Biden.

Source: News Beast

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