Legal Bombshell: Key Evidence in Trump Case Altered, Prosecutors Admit

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By John Solomon

In a stunning admission, Special Counsel Jack Smith’s team is admitting that key evidence in former President Donald Trump’s classified documents criminal case was altered or manipulated since it was seized by the FBI, and that prosecutors misled the court about it for a period of time.

Legal experts told Just the News the revelation could prove to be a serious problem for prosecutors and a violation of court rules to preserve evidence in the state it was seized.

In a new filing Friday, Smith’s team said that the order of documents in some of the boxes of memos that were seized by the FBI from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate was altered or jumbled, leaving two different chronologies: one that was digitally scanned and another the physical order in the boxes.

“Since the boxes were seized and stored, appropriate personnel have had access to the boxes for several reasons, including to comply with orders issued by this Court in the civil proceedings noted above, for investigative purposes, and to facilitate the defendants’ review of the boxes,” Smith’s team wrote in a new court filing to U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon.

“There are some boxes where the order of items within that box is not the same as in the associated scans,” the prosecutors wrote.

Smith’s team in a footnote also conceded it had misled the court about the problem by previously declaring that the evidence had remained in the exact state it had been seized.

“The Government acknowledges that this is inconsistent with what Government counsel previously understood and represented to the Court,” the footnote said.

You can read the filing here:

 
The organization of the documents in storage boxes at Mar-a-Lago is likely to be an important part of Trump‘s defense. His team is expected to argue the documents were stored in the White House in chronological order on the days that Trump received them, and that staff simply boxed them up and sent them to his home without him accessing them or knowing they contained classified information.

Smith’s team tried to downplay the problem and argued it’s not a reason for a delay in Trump’s case.

But several legal experts told Just the News the court filing essentially is an admission of evidence tampering, and could be problematic.

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One thing Democrats never worry about in their lawfare assaults is following the rules of due process, preserving evidence, disclosure, due process, Constitutional rights or justice itself.

These dirtbag democrats are going to receive MAGA retribution post January 20, 2025. They should be advised to preserve documents.
A criminal conspiracy to engage in election interference is a felony.

Jerk smith should be removed because his appointment by garland was unconstitutional. Both the DC j6 case as well as the Mar A Lago case should immediately be dismissed with prejudice.

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I am beginning to really hate the word bombshell, More evidence of the framing of Trump is sufficient. You can bet MSM will downplay the total incompetence of their hit-boy Smith and his team. Just a goofy weak ass case they had to create.

And it has the biden WH, DOJ and NARA’s hands all over it. Those are the facts and they are not in dispute. Those involved are part of a criminal conspiracy, full stop.

We all saw the footage of the raid and search of Mar-A-Lago.
All those men went in with heavy backpacks.
What was originally there?
What did they plant?
No way to know since they wanted to search in private and insisted all cameras be turned off in the place.
But, one thing they’ve already admitted to was that the floor-strewn papers photos were staged and that their own papers adding “Top Secret” headers, were added.
Fruit of the rotten tree.
All of it should be thrown out.

They also refused to allow any representative of Trump’s to be present. This has set-up written all over it. All it was, in addition to planting evidence, was propaganda theater.