In the yellow on the reasons for the blitz on the estate of Donald Trump in Florida by the FBI, a hypothesis linked to nuclear weapons takes shape. According to Washington Post – citing exclusive sources close to the investigation – the feds were looking for top secret documents on atomic weapons. The fear is that they could end up in the wrong hands. And it is proof of the deep concern in the American administration about the kind of information in the possession of the former president in Mar-a-Lago.
These are documents generally held by a very limited number of people. It is unclear whether these papers were actually recovered from Trump’s estate or whether the information relates to weapons in the possession of the United States or other foreign powers. Neither Trump nor the Justice Department declined to comment on the news. But the former president, on his social Truth, lashed out at Biden: “Didn’t he know about the raid? Nobody believes it.”
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by Massimo Basile
Meanwhile, the gunman who tried to break into the FBI headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, was killed. After hours of chasing and negotiating for him to surrender to the authorities, Ricky Shiffer he was shot by the police in a rural area not far from the city. He had tried to enter the office with a pistol and a rifle, probably an Ar-15. The special agents intervened immediately, opening fire. From that moment on, a manhunt lasted hours. A signal of the increasingly tense climate in the country, where the searches in Florida have galvanized the most radical base of the Trumpian electorate. With death threats also reached the head of the FBI, Christopher Wray.
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According to the first reports, Shiffer would be a supporter of the former American president with links to extremist groups, including one who participated in the assault on Congress on January 6. In fact, the man was filmed in a video posted on Facebook at a pro-Trump rally in Washington the evening before the assault on the Capitol. and the anger that exploded in right-wing circles.
Meanwhile, after days of hypotheses and uncontrolled rumors, the Minister of Justice Merrick Garland he said he personally authorized the search. Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to oppose the motion presented by the Justice Department which intends to make the contents of the search warrant public.
Time is running out. By 3pm – the Florida court ruled – the Justice Department, which filed the motion, will have to report whether or not the former president opposes the request.