The search warrant pertaining to the FBI’s raid of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort earlier this week has been released, including a list of what property was seized. This is in relation to allegations by federal authorities that Trump mishandled classified government documents at the location after he was president.
Link to warrant and receipt of property:
According to the warrant, the property to be searched:
“The premises to be searched, 1100 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, FL 33480, is further described as a resort, club, and residence located near the intersection of Southern Blvd and S Ocean Blvd. It is described as a mansion with approximately 58 bedrooms, 33 bathrooms, on a 17-acre estate. The locations to be searched include the “45 Office,” all storage rooms, and all other rooms or areas within the premises used or available to be used by FPOTUS and his staff and in which boxes or documents could be stored, including all structures or buildings on the estate. It does not include areas currently (i.e. , at the time of the search) being occupied, rented, or used by third parties (such as Mar-a-Largo Members) and not otherwise used or available to be used by FPOTUS and his staff, such as private guest suites.”
According to the warrant, “all physical documents and records constituting evidence, contraband, fruits of crime, or other items illegally possessed” were to be seized in violation to:
18 USC 2071 — Concealment, removal or mutilation
18 USC 793 — Gathering, transmitting or losing defense information
18 USC 1519 — Destruction, alteration or falsification of records in Federal investigations.
According to the receipt of property, a number of things were seized including:
- Executive Grant of Clemency re: Roger Jason Stone, Jr.
- Info re: President of France
- Various classified/TS/SCI documents
- Potential Presidential Record
- 3x Miscellaneous Secret Documents
- 4x Miscellaneous Top Secret Documents
Trump has posted to Truth Social claiming that all of the documents at Mar-a-Lago were declassified, stating that “they [the FBI] didn’t need to ‘seize’ anything. They could have had it anytime they wanted without playing politics and breaking into Mar-a-Lago. It was in secured storage, with an additional lock put on as per their request.”