Trump reportedly leaked classified information about nuclear submarines
At a dinner party, the former US president told an Australian businessman, among other things, how many nuclear weapons the submarines had.
The former US president is back in the US headlines.
This time because he smuggled classified information about nuclear submarines.
The documents seized from Trump’s private estate are said to contain information about America’s nuclear capabilities and the country’s military contingency plans.
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The former US president is said to have revealed key details about nuclear submarines to an Australian businessman at a dinner party.
It was reported by the ABC broadcaster and the New York Times newspaper, among others, citing people familiar with the matter.
In particular, Trump reportedly talked about how many nuclear weapons the submarines had and how close the submarines could get to Russian boats without being detected.
Former US President Donald Trump said this After the end of his tenure He shared confidential information about nuclear submarines with an Australian businessman. Republicans got the details at his dinner party Mar-a-Lago Private Estate In the US state of Florida, broadcaster ABC and the New York Times reported on Thursday evening (local time), citing people familiar with the matter.
It is said that then the Australian billionaire leaked details about the submarines. The Attorney General’s Office questioned him as part of the investigation against Trump.
Trump is fighting on several legal fronts
Trump has a legal battle to contend with on several fronts. Republicans have been accused of illegally storing highly sensitive information about the president’s tenure in private rooms. According to the indictment, these included classified documents containing information about America’s nuclear capabilities and the country’s military contingency plans.
Federal police FBI raided his Mar-a-Lago property in August 2022 and seized various classified information there. Trump pleaded not guilty at his trial in Miami in June. This is the first federal indictment against Trump. The trial is scheduled to begin on May 20, 2024.
The Australian billionaire was not named in the chargesheet in the case. According to the New York Times, Trump didn’t show the man any classified information — but talked about classified information. In particular, according to the New York Times, the former president allegedly talked about how many nuclear weapons the submarines had and how close the submarines could get to Russian boats without being detected.
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