On August 8, the FBI raided Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. Intelligence agents focused on the Republican’s office and the quarters where the former president lives when in Florida. According to the son of the former White House chief of staff, Eric Trump, the FBI found nothing compromising, seizing only some belongings of family members and photographs.
On Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland said he had decided to search the former chief of staff’s Washington mansion. However, he refused to list the reasons for such a measure. The Wall Street Journal reported on August 12 that the FBI seized 11 sets of classified documents during the operation.