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President Trump Charged Under Espionage Act

President Trump Charged Under Espionage Act


Jordan Sekulow

June 9, 2023

3 min read

Radical Left



The radical Left’s witch hunt against former President Donald Trump continues, this time with charges under the Espionage Act as a result of Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigation into the classified documents discovered during the FBI raid on Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home. 

As reported by Fox News:

Former President Trump has been indicted on federal charges that emerged out of Special Counsel Jack Smith’s months-long investigation.

Trump is listed in the indictment, which has not been unsealed, as a criminal defendant charged with at least seven counts involving obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and illegal retention of classified government material. He has been ordered to appear in federal court in Miami on Tuesday.

Trump himself announced the indictment on his social media platform, Truth Social. Sources say federal prosecutors informed Trump’s attorneys of the indictment a short time before he revealed it.

Yesterday, President Trump himself took to Truth Social to tell the world that he had been indicted by the Biden Administration and to point out the hypocrisy of the Biden Administration charging him for something our current President did as well.

The corrupt Biden Administration has informed my attorneys that I have been Indicted, seemingly over the Boxes Hoax, even though Joe Biden has 1850 Boxes at the University of Delaware, additional Boxes in Chinatown, D.C., with even more Boxes at the University of Pennsylvania, and documents strewn all over his garage floor where he parks his Corvette, and which is “secured” by only a garage door that is paper thin, and open much of the time.

At the time we were on air, the indictment had not yet been unsealed but we were able to discuss what we could glean from the summons for the former President. It appears, based on the summons, that the indictment is based on the retention of documents and allegations that President Trump shared those classified documents or at least discussed them. But this is all nothing more than hearsay and speculation at this point.

Later in the afternoon, the DOJ unsealed the indictment.

President Trump is expected to appear in a Miami federal court for a scheduled arraignment early next week, as he posted himself on Truth Social and maintained his innocence of the charges:

I have been summoned to appear at the Federal Courthouse in Miami on Tuesday, at 3 PM. I never thought it possible that such a thing could happen to a former President of the United States, who received far more votes than any sitting President in the History of our Country, and is currently leading, by far, all Candidates, both Democrat and Republican, in Polls of the 2024 Presidential Election. I AM AN INNOCENT MAN!

The Biden Administration is attempting to put President Trump in prison for at least 75 years as a result of these so-called charges, which Trump called the “boxes hoax.” Essentially a life sentence for the 76-year-old former President. It certainly feels like yet another desperate Deep State attempt to keep him from ever holding office again.

It’s the weaponization of our justice system for a political vendetta. As our own ACLJ Senior Counsel Andy Ekonomou put it: “Why are you turning a civil case – an administrative case even – and ramping it up to a criminal case? To destroy a political opponent.”

It’s hard to see it any other way. 

Today’s full Sekulow broadcast includes more analysis of this bombshell announcement that President Trump has once again been indicted. 

Watch the full broadcast below:

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