Special Counsel Jack Smith Indicts Trump for Classified Documents: Full Coverage

Special Counsel Jack Smith made a statement today regarding the charges in the Trump classified documents indictment. Smith, who was tasked with investigating any potential wrongdoing related to President Trump’s handling of sensitive government information, indicted the former president for absconding with such documents.

According to Smith, the evidence against Trump is clear and compelling. The ex-president, he says, repeatedly ignored warnings from his own staff regarding the ways in which he was mishandling classified information. “This was not a mistake,” Smith said. “This was a knowing and willful violation of the law.”

The indictment is the second faced by Trump as a result of Smith’s investigation. The first charged him with obstruction of justice in connection with the Russia investigation. In both cases, Trump has denied any wrongdoing and has called Smith’s investigation a politically motivated hoax.

But Smith remains undeterred. “We are confident in the evidence we have gathered,” he said. “And we will continue to pursue justice no matter where it leads.”

The news of Trump’s indictment has sent shockwaves through the political world. Many lawmakers have called for his resignation, while others have defended him as a victim of a biased prosecutor.

Regardless of the outcome, it seems clear that the Trump presidency will continue to be the subject of intense scrutiny and debate for years to come.