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.