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Trump Search Was Unprecedented, But Records Case Will Be Tough

  • It’s not a foregone conclusion that Trump is in legal jeopardy
  • Even the punishment for such a case would face court fights
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Why Did the FBI Search Trump's Florida Home?

The search of former President Donald Trump’s home in Florida was unprecedented, but bringing a case will be difficult and -- if successful -- even the punishment would be open to legal fights.

Federal investigators on Monday descended on Mar-a-Lago as part of an investigation into whether Trump took classified documents from the White House when he left office, an explosive development that risks hanging over his possible run for the presidency in 2024.