(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Former U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that his
Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, has been raided by FBI
agents, Trend reports citing Reuters .
'After working and cooperating with the relevant Government
agencies, this unannounced raid on my home was not necessary or
appropriate,' Trump said in a statement.
Trump did not say why the raid took place.
Mar-A-Lago 'is currently under siege, raided, and occupied by a
large group of FBI agents,' he said. 'They even broke into my
safe,' Trump said.
The U.S. Justice Department has launched an early-stage
investigation into Trump's removal of official presidential records
to his Florida estate, a source familiar with the matter said in
The investigation comes after the U.S. National Archives and
Records Administration in February notified Congress that it had
recovered about 15 boxes of White House documents from Trump's
Florida home, some of which contained classified materials.
The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight Committee at that
time announced it was expanding an investigation into Trump's
actions and asked the Archives to turn over additional information.
Trump previously confirmed that he had agreed to return certain
records to the Archives, calling it 'an ordinary and routine
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