Feb 10, 2022

US National Archives requests legal probe of Trump over handling of documents

The US government agency that manages the preservation of presidential records has asked the justice department to investigate Donald Trump for his handling of official papers. They include letters between Mr Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the presidential handover letter from Barack Obama. Mr Trump has clashed with the National Archives in the past. In a statement, Mr Trump acknowledged cooperation with the National Archives. "The media's characterisation of my relationship with NARA is Fake News. It was exactly the opposite! It was a great honour to work with NARA to help formally preserve the Trump Legacy," he said.

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