Their contents contained items that should have already been provided to the agency and have reignited concern about the way in which confidential presidential documents were handled during Trump’s time in office.
According to The Post, discussions began last year between Trump’s lawyers at The National Archives about the retrieval of the records.
It’s a continuation of The Archives’ struggle with Trump as a president who “flouted document retention requirements” and is alleged to have regularly torn up official papers.
Hundreds of official documents papers had to be taped back together, with some arriving at The Archives still in pieces.
Some such documents included ones related to the House select committee investigation into the 6 January U.S. Capitol Riots in 2021 by pro-Trump supporters.
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