Former US president claims the officers who searched his home didn’t even bother to take off their shoes in his bedroom
Donald Trump, the 45th US president, has alleged that FBI agents violated his constitutional rights and caused damage at his Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida. The agency searched Trump’s property in early August in connection with an investigation into the former president’s handling of classified documents.
When he went to the Truth Social on Sunday, the Republican firefighter said he would? “on the way soon” to Mar-a-Lago to de “Unnecessary looting of rooms and other parts of the house.”
According to a post published on the social media platform launched by Trump in February, the former head of state felt… “totally violated” by law enforcement interference.
In a series of subsequent posts, Trump accused the agents of violating his Fourth Amendment rights, adding that his legacy would “never be the same” after their visit.
“It was ‘looted’ and in a very different state from the way I left it,” he lamented.
He also mentioned that the officers who searched his home “They didn’t even take their shoes off in my bedroom.”
Earlier this month, Trump alleged that the FBI deliberately distributed documents on the carpet before taking a photo of it to make the former president look disheveled.
“They dropped them, not me – very deceiving,” he wrote at the time and added in a separate post: “Maybe pretend it was me who did it!”
Last month, Trump also accused the agents of leaving the closet of his wife, Melania Trump, in a… “rubbish” and searching his 16-year-old son’s room.
According to a search warrant, federal agents seized more than 11,000 government documents and photos during the August 8 raid. “very secret” and some could involve nuclear weapons.
The court records listed three criminal laws Trump is suspected of violating, including the Espionage Act.
Trump, for his part, strongly denies any wrongdoing and insists the FBI raid was politically motivated.