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Trump probe involves potential violations of Espionage Act: warrant

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The FBI raid on Donald trump’s Florida residence was partly based on suspicions of violations of the US Espionage Act related to the illegal retention of sensitive defense documents, a warrant showed Friday.

The warrant and related materials, unsealed by a Florida judge, showed agents took away with them a significant number of documents labelled “top secret.”


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