Former President Donald Trump received a subpoena in the spring to
over confidential documents from the National Archives that the Justice Department believed he had taken to his residence in Mar-a-Lago, Florida after his departure. from the White House in January 2021.
The existence of the judicial order, advanced by The New York Times and confirmed by our sister network NBC News, suggests that the Justice Department tried to recover the documents before the unprecedented FBI operation this week in the former president's mansion in Florida. .