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Trump affidavit battle

Prosecutors oppose unsealing the affidavit used in the FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida estate. ABC News’ Justin Finch reports.
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Trump affidavit battle
August 17, 2022, 12:25 AM

Trump calls on DOJ to release affidavit from FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump called for the release of the affidavit from the FBI raid, and the FBI interviewed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone about documents stored at Mar-a-Lago.
August 17, 2022, 12:25 AM
Trump calls on DOJ to release affidavit from FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago
August 16, 2022, 8:53 PM

Details of search warrant for Trump's Mar-a-lago estate unsealed

A judge unsealed the search warrant revealing that the former president is allegedly being investigated for various violations including the Espionage Act.
August 16, 2022, 8:53 PM
Details of search warrant for Trump's Mar-a-lago estate unsealed
August 16, 2022, 8:36 PM

DOJ officials oppose releasing affidavit behind Mar-a-Lago search

ABC News' Aaron Katersky and ABC News legal contributor Kimberly Wehle discuss the potential legal implications of unsealing the affidavit that preceded the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago.
August 16, 2022, 8:36 PM
DOJ officials oppose releasing affidavit behind Mar-a-Lago search
August 16, 2022, 8:35 PM

FBI interviews former White House counsel Pat Cipollone and his deputy about Mar-a-Lago documents

Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone his one-time deputy have been interviewed by the FBI regarding documents stored at Mar-a-Lago, sources tell ABC News.
August 16, 2022, 8:35 PM
FBI interviews former White House counsel, deputy about Mar-a-Lago documents
August 16, 2022, 5:46 PM

DOJ says releasing Mar-a-Lago affidavit could have implications for national security

ABC News investigative reporter Katherine Faulders and former FBI agent and contributor Brad Garrett discuss how the DOJ filing for a grand jury is an ongoing criminal investigation.
August 16, 2022, 5:46 PM
DOJ says releasing Mar-a-Lago affidavit could have implications for national security
August 16, 2022, 5:01 PM

Justice Department says publishing Trump affidavit could compromise investigation

ABC News contributor and former federal prosecutor Kan Nawaday and Senior investigative Reporter Aaron Katersky discuss the latest on the FBI seizure of classified materials from Donald Trump's home.
August 16, 2022, 5:01 PM
Justice Department says publishing Trump affidavit could compromise investigation
August 16, 2022, 4:01 PM

Justice Department fights to keep affidavit sealed after Trump calls for release

The latest on the FBI investigation as an unnamed Trump lawyer signed a statement in June telling the FBI that all classified documents at Mar-a-Lago had been returned.
August 16, 2022, 4:01 PM
Justice Department fights to keep affidavit sealed after Trump calls for release
August 16, 2022, 4:01 PM

Trump calls for the 'immediate release' of 'unredacted affidavit'

Criminal defense attorney and former homicide prosecutor Bernarda Villalona discusses the legal aspect of the Trump investigation.
August 16, 2022, 4:01 PM
Trump calls for the 'immediate release' of 'unredacted affidavit'
August 16, 2022, 2:52 PM

Trump claims FBI took his passports during Mar-a-Lago search

ABC News confirmed FBI agents seized three of the former president’s passports during the raid but they were all returned and two were already expired.
August 16, 2022, 2:52 PM
Trump claims FBI took his passports during Mar-a-Lago search
August 16, 2022, 2:47 PM

Trump accuses FBI of seizing his passports during raid of Mar-a-Lago

Former President Donald Trump said in a social media post on Monday that the FBI seized his passports while searching his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week.
August 16, 2022, 2:47 PM
Trump accuses FBI of seizing his passports during raid of Mar-a-Lago
August 16, 2022, 1:43 AM

Officials tracking chain of custody of Mar-a-Lago classified documents

Officials are tracking the chain of custody for the classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago as the Justice Department opposes media requests to unseal the supporting affidavit behind the FBI search.
August 16, 2022, 1:43 AM
Officials tracking chain of custody of Mar-a-Lago classified documents
August 16, 2022, 1:29 AM

Longtime Trump Organization CFO expected to plead guilty to tax charges, say sources

The Trump Organization's longtime CFO, Allen Weisselberg, is expected to plead guilty to tax charges as soon as this week, sources tell ABC News.
August 16, 2022, 1:29 AM
Longtime Trump CFO expected to plead guilty to tax charges: Sources
August 16, 2022, 12:47 AM

Officials facing rising threats following raid at Mar-a-Lago

Law enforcement officers and government officials are facing rising threats of violence following the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home.
August 16, 2022, 12:47 AM
Officials facing rising threats following raid at Mar-a-Lago
August 15, 2022, 10:22 PM

DOJ opposes news media request to unseal Trump search affidavit, calls it 'roadmap' to criminal investigation

The Justice Department on Monday responded in a legal filing to news media groups asking a a judge to unseal the Trump search affidavit in the public interest.
August 15, 2022, 10:22 PM
DOJ opposes unsealing Trump search affidavit, calls it 'roadmap' to criminal probe
August 15, 2022, 8:27 PM

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders request classified documents taken from Mar-a-Lago

Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla. sent a private letter to top intelligence officials asking for more information from last week's search at Mar-a-Lago.
August 15, 2022, 8:27 PM
Senate Intelligence leaders request classified documents taken from Mar-a-Lago
August 15, 2022, 8:27 PM

Trump-backed Kari Lake walks fine line with Ron DeSantis in Arizona

Trump-backed Arizona candidates for governor, Kari Lake, and for Senate, Blake Masters, joined Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis at a rally in Phoenix on Sunday Aug. 14.
August 15, 2022, 8:27 PM
Trump-backed Kari Lake walks fine line with DeSantis in Arizona
August 15, 2022, 8:26 PM

Former federal prosecutor reveals 'powder keg' in FBI raid on Trump

Former federal prosecutor, ABC News contributor Kan Nawaday, speaks about search warrant that enabled the FBI to raid former President Donald Trump's home at Mar-a-Lago.
August 15, 2022, 8:26 PM
Former federal prosecutor reveals the 'powder keg' in FBI raid on Trump
August 15, 2022, 6:01 PM

Breaking down the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and what it means for Trump

Authorities are working to determine who might have had access to classified documents found at former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate.
August 15, 2022, 6:01 PM
Breaking down the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago and what it means for Trump
August 15, 2022, 5:16 PM

Authorities working to learn who may have viewed classified information at Mar-a-Lago

Federal authorities are now tracking the chain of custody of the top-secret documents seized from Donald Trump’s home as the FBI warns of rising threats against law enforcement after the search.
August 15, 2022, 5:16 PM
Authorities working to learn who may have viewed classified information at Mar-a-Lago
August 15, 2022, 4:01 PM

Officials track chain of custody for top secret documents seized from Trump’s estate

The latest fallout from the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago includes the Justice Department investigating the potential violation of at least three separate laws, including the Espionage Act.
August 15, 2022, 4:01 PM
Officials track chain of custody for top secret documents seized from Trump’s estate
August 15, 2022, 11:31 AM

New details revealed about Mar-a-Lago raid

Law enforcement officials must now try to track the chain of custody of classified documents taken from Mar-a-Lago to see if any of the material was compromised.
August 15, 2022, 11:31 AM
New details revealed about Mar-a-Lago raid
August 15, 2022, 11:31 AM

FBI search of Mar-a-Lago raises critical national security questions: Sources

Sources tell ABC News the amount and sensitivity of confidential, secret and top-secret documents allegedly discovered at Mar-a-Lago raise critical security questions.
August 15, 2022, 11:31 AM
FBI search of Mar-a-Lago raises critical national security questions: Sources
August 15, 2022, 1:02 AM

Rising threats against law enforcement after Mar-a-Lago search

Federal officials warned that law enforcement officers and others in government face increasing threats after searching former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.
August 15, 2022, 1:02 AM
Rising threats against law enforcement after Mar-a-Lago search
August 14, 2022, 11:48 PM

2 Dem lawmakers call for damage assessment after Mar-a-Lago search warrant

The House representatives fear the risk of national security in the ongoing Mar-a-Lago investigation after the FBI raid of former President Donald Trump’s estate.
August 14, 2022, 11:48 PM
2 Dem lawmakers call for damage assessment after Mar-a-Lago search warrant
August 14, 2022, 9:04 PM

Hogan says DOJ will need to prove importance of Trump search but calls out GOP response

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said on "This Week" the Justice Department will need to be transparent in proving the importance of the search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago last week
August 14, 2022, 9:04 PM
Hogan says DOJ needs to prove importance of Trump search but calls out GOP response
August 14, 2022, 3:52 PM

Threats to FBI increase after search of Mar-a-Lago

An FBI bulletin cited multiple threats, including calls to kill officials.
August 14, 2022, 3:52 PM
Threats to FBI increase after search of Mar-a-Lago
August 14, 2022, 3:51 PM

'Potential for serious felonies': Abrams on Trump crimes being investigated

ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams and former DHS official Elizabeth Neumann provide legal analysis on the Trump investigation on "This Week."
August 14, 2022, 3:51 PM
'Potential for serious felonies': Abrams on Trump crimes being investigated
August 14, 2022, 3:32 PM

Karine Jean-Pierre on DOJ's Trump probe: 'We do not interfere, we do not get briefed'

Karine Jean-Pierre said Sunday the White House had no private knowledge of the FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago or the status of the Department of Justice investigation
August 14, 2022, 3:32 PM
Karine Jean-Pierre on DOJ's Trump probe: 'We do not interfere, we do not get briefed'
August 14, 2022, 2:49 PM

'I want to win elections instead of lose elections': Gov. Hogan on possible 2024 run

Jonathan Karl interviews Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., on "This Week."
August 14, 2022, 2:49 PM
'I want to win elections instead of lose elections': Gov. Hogan on possible 2024 run
August 13, 2022, 5:48 PM

What unsealed Trump search warrant papers suggest about federal investigation

The Trump search warrant indicates the Justice Department is investigating the potential violation of at least three criminal statutes, including under the Espionage Act
August 13, 2022, 5:48 PM
What unsealed Trump search warrant papers suggest about federal investigation
August 13, 2022, 3:43 PM

FBI search at Mar-a-Lago uncovers 27 boxes of government records, some classified

The FBI’s search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, in search of evidence of potential crimes, uncovered 27 boxes of government records, including 11 classified boxes.
August 13, 2022, 3:43 PM
FBI search at Mar-a-Lago uncovers 27 boxes of government records, some classified
August 13, 2022, 3:42 PM

Unsealed search warrant for former President Donald Trump’s estate

According to the document, the FBI was searching for evidence of unlawful removal of public records, violations of the Espionage Act and obstruction of justice.
August 13, 2022, 3:42 PM
Unsealed search warrant for former President Donald Trump’s estate
August 13, 2022, 3:42 PM

Legal ramifications of FBI findings at Trump estate

ABC News contributors Tom Bossert and Channa Lloyd join us to discuss the possible charges from the FBI’s search and if it could prevent Trump running for office.
August 13, 2022, 3:42 PM
Legal ramifications of FBI findings at Trump estate
August 13, 2022, 12:19 AM

ABC News obtains search warrant used in FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago

The warrant reads that former President Donald Trump is under investigation for possible espionage and obstruction of justice charges. Federal agents were allegedly looking for classified documents.
August 13, 2022, 12:19 AM
ABC News obtains search warrant used in FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago
August 12, 2022, 10:37 PM

FBI found classified docs from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate

The FBI searched for evidence that sources told ABC News is tied to former President Donald Trump's alleged mishandling of classified documents.
August 12, 2022, 10:37 PM
FBI found classified docs from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate
August 12, 2022, 10:37 PM

FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents in Trump's home during raid

Eleven sets of classified documents, including some marked top secret, were found during the FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate.
August 12, 2022, 10:37 PM
FBI recovered 11 sets of classified documents in Trump’s home during raid
August 12, 2022, 4:53 PM

Former President Trump calls for ‘immediate release’ of search warrant

ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl discusses the latest on the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago.
August 12, 2022, 4:53 PM
Former President Trump calls for ‘immediate release’ of search warrant
August 12, 2022, 2:51 PM

Trump Organization CFO to stand trial in October on alleged tax fraud

Allen Weisselberg, the long serving chief financial officer of former President Donald Trump's namesake family business, is due in court in fall.
August 12, 2022, 2:51 PM
Trump Organization CFO to stand trial this fall on alleged tax evasion
August 12, 2022, 12:20 PM

Trump calls for 'immediate release' of warrant, on social media

Hours before the deadline set by a federal judge, former president Donald Trump announced he will not oppose the release of the warrant behind the FBI raid.
August 12, 2022, 12:20 PM
Trump calls for 'immediate release' of warrant, on social media
August 12, 2022, 10:50 AM

AG Merrick Garland says he signed off on Trump search, denounces attacks on law enforcement

Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke Thursday after FBI agents searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday
August 12, 2022, 10:50 AM
AG Garland speaks out for first time about FBI search of Trump's home
August 12, 2022, 9:51 AM

Congressional Republicans call Garland's remarks on Mar-a-Lago search insufficient

Congressional Republicans panned Attorney General Merrick Garland's remarks Thursday clarifying the FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago as insufficient
August 12, 2022, 9:51 AM
GOP lawmakers call Garland's remarks on Mar-a-Lago search insufficient
August 12, 2022, 4:39 AM

DOJ believes Trump held onto sensitive classified documents and associates questioned, sources say

Sources familiar with the investigation says the Justice Department and the FBI believed Former President Donald Trump continued to keep sensitive classified documents.
August 12, 2022, 4:39 AM
DOJ believes Trump held onto sensitive classified documents, sources says
August 12, 2022, 2:17 AM

'It won't be very illuminating': Prosecutor on the search warrant

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with former federal prosecutor Kan Nawaday on the updates on DOJ’s motion to unseal the search warrant, further classified documents and more.
August 12, 2022, 2:17 AM
'It won't be very illuminating': Prosecutor on the search warrant
August 12, 2022, 12:09 AM

DOJ files to unseal search warrant of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence: Garland

Attorney General Merrick Garland’s announcement comes after FBI agents searched former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Florida, on Monday.
August 12, 2022, 12:09 AM
DOJ files to unseal search warrant of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence: Garland
August 12, 2022, 12:04 AM

DOJ files motion to unseal Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant

AG Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice has filed a motion to unseal the search warrant that allowed the FBI to raid former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home.
August 12, 2022, 12:04 AM
DOJ files motion to unseal Trump Mar-a-Lago search warrant
August 11, 2022, 11:01 PM

Why Garland had to make a move on Mar-a-Lago search case

ABC News’s Jon Karl breaks down the context behind Attorney General Merrick Garland’s news conference Thursday afternoon regarding an FBI search at former President Donald Trump’s Florida home.
August 11, 2022, 11:01 PM
Why Garland had to make a move on Mar-a-Lago search case
August 11, 2022, 11:00 PM

Justice Department asks court to unseal search warrant in Trump records case

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced plans to ask a judge to unseal the warrant the FBI obtained to search former President Donald Trump’s Florida estate for documents from the White House.
August 11, 2022, 11:00 PM
Justice Department asks court to unseal search warrant in Trump records case
August 11, 2022, 8:06 PM

Read Merrick Garland's full remarks on the FBI's search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

The Justice Department has filed a motion in Florida to unseal a search warrant and property receipt relating to a search that the FBI conducted earlier this week.
August 11, 2022, 8:06 PM
Read Merrick Garland's full remarks on FBI search of Mar-a-Lago
August 11, 2022, 7:44 PM

Investigative report reveals how Trump’s 'zero-tolerance' policy separated families

Caitlin Dickerson, staff writer for The Atlantic, and Physicians for Human Rights senior medical adviser Dr. Ranit Mishori discuss The Atlantic article on Donald Trump’s "zero-tolerance" policy.
August 11, 2022, 7:44 PM
Investigative report reveals how Trump’s 'zero-tolerance' policy separated families