“People say it was unprecedented,” Barr said Friday, “but this also unprecedented for president to take it all top secret information and put them in country club okay?”
barr also rejected the explanation put forward by Trump and his allies that former the president declassified entire parties of the documents.
“If a in fact he’s like of stood over scores of boxes, not really knowing what was in them and said: “I hereby declassify all in here” that would be such an abuse and show such recklessness that it is almost worse than taking the documents,” Barr said.
“Which people gone missing,” Barr told Fox News, “These are documents, regardless of of whether they were classified, “still belong to government and go to the archive. Other documents that were seized like news clippings were subject to seizure by warrant because they show the conditions under which it is classified information held,” Barr said.
Barr also said government went to great lengths to work jointly with Trump team before entering his Florida home.
“They grabbed for a year. They were deceived on voluntary action taken,” he said, referring to false statements made Trump’s lawyers, that’s all you need material was transferred over. Then government “I went and got a subpoena. They were deceived on what they feel and record the facts begin show that they were pulled.”
“So,” Barr asked rhetorically, “how how long do they wait?
Although Barr also said that “what happened is obviously stupid and inexplicable”, he added that it wasn’t clear actions should be prosecuted, given, inter alia, that the documents were eventually seized.
latest Friday’s lawsuit showed Trump mixing classified and unclassified materials in boxes at his Florida residence and dozens of empty folders labeled “classification” according to the inventory list what described in more details of what the FBI agents found while searching Mar-a-Lago last month.
Barr’s comments on Fox News – one of Media Trump Known to Watch Closely Represent Escalation of Barr’s conviction of his former bossx behavior. barr faced Trump’s backlash after he told him there was no widespread scam in elections 2020. This led to a deep rift between the nation’s top law enforcement officer and the president, and ultimately led to Barr abruptly leaving the administration. Since then, Trump and his allies have attacked Barr. for not to do more cancel elections results.
Barr later testified incriminatingly before the House Committee to Investigate the Incident on January 6, 2021. attack on US Capitol by Trump supporters who tried to stop certification of presidential elections. Barr testified that Trump was “removed from reality”and obsessed with fantastic concepts of voter fraud.