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Jun 7, 2023, 5:38:27 PMJun 7
Prosecutors ready to ask for Trump indictment on obstruction and
Espionage Act charges

The Independent has learned that prosecutors are prepared to ask grand
jurors to vote on charges as early as Thursday

The Department of Justice is preparing to ask a Washington, DC grand
jury to indict former president Donald Trump for violating the
Espionage Act and for obstruction of justice as soon as Thursday,
adding further weight to the legal baggage facing Mr Trump as he
campaigns for his party's nomination in next year's presidential

The Independent has learned that prosecutors are ready to ask grand
jurors to approve an indictment against Mr Trump for violating a
portion of the US criminal code known as Section 793, which prohibits
"gathering, transmitting or losing" any "information respecting the
national defence".



Jun 8, 2023, 9:55:55 PMJun 8
Trump Indicted Trump Is Charged in Classified Documents Inquiry

The seven counts against the former president include conspiracy to
obstruct, willful retention of documents and false statements,
according to people familiar with the indictment. He said he would
surrender to the authorities on Tuesday.

Trump is the first former president in U.S. history to face federal

The Justice Department took the legally and politically momentous step
of lodging federal criminal charges against former President Donald J.
Trump, multiple people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The
charges follow a lengthy investigation of his handling of classified
documents that he took with him upon leaving office and into whether
he obstructed the government's efforts to reclaim them.

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